Income tax sweeps Senate Freedom Caucus ‘Galloping Gertie’ Awards Awards ceremony honors ‘epic fails’ of 2021 legislative session OLYMPIA – The new income tax passed by majority Democrats in the Washington Legislature earned top honors in the first annual Galloping Gertie Awards, presented by the Senate Freedom Caucus to honor the biggest fails of the 2021 legislative session. The... Read More...
Senators call for action on emergency powers issue People deserve a voice in COVID lockdown decisions, Wilson says OLYMPIA – In the final hours of the 2021 legislative session, Senate Republicans are calling on majority Democrats to restore the people’s voice in COVID lockdown decisions and other public emergencies. In a letter to Senate Democratic Leader Andy Billig,... Read More...
Sen. Jeff Wilson joins Senate Freedom Caucus To promote responsible spending, economic growth, free-market solutions OLYMPIA – Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview, is joining the Senate Freedom Caucus, the cadre of Washington senators focused on issues of individual liberties, economic growth and restrained, responsible government. “If ever there was a need for a Senate Freedom Caucus, the time... Read More...
Cowlitz rollback: Governor ‘just doesn’t get it,’ Wilson says OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to reimpose COVID restrictions in Cowlitz County and two other Washington counties will create hardship and frustration in a region of high unemployment, warns Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview. “The governor just doesn’t get it,” Wilson said. “Orders from on high are meaningless without the... Read More...