Let people gather in safe, regulated public places – open Washington Senator John Braun and Senator Jeff Wilson encouraged, hopeful for governor’s announcement OLYMPIA…Senate Republican Leader John Braun, and Sen. Jeff Wilson, ranking Republican on the Senate State Government and Elections Committee, released the following remarks after reading in the media the Senate majority leader’s comments that the governor would be... Read More...
Senate Dems defeat move to get restaurants, small business back to work After rebuff in committee, Wilson, Republicans take fight to Senate floor OLYMPIA – Majority Democrats in the state Senate shot down an effort to reopen the state’s restaurants and other small businesses Wednesday evening, ending a day of work by Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview, and others to force a decision.... Read More...
Action needed on restaurant, small-business reopenings, Wilson says Ranking Republican on State Government committee moves for vote OLYMPIA – Washington must act quickly to reopen small businesses that have been shuttered by the COVID-19 lockdown, says Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview, following an effort in committee Wednesday to bring the issue to a vote. During a meeting of the... Read More...
More than 1,000 sign-ups so far for hearing on reopening state economy Bipartisan bill to move state to “Phase 2” gets Senate hearing Wednesday OLYMPIA – More than 1,000 people have signed up so far for a Senate hearing Wednesday on reopening businesses that have been shuttered by the state’s COVID lockdown, demonstrating the issue is one of the state’s top concerns,... Read More...
Remarks on Martin Luther King Day resolution Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview, was among senators who spoke Jan. 18 to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King. To see video, click here. “Thank you, Mr. President. What an honor today to be speaking to honor a great, peaceful leader. [He was] noted for many things on his leadership style,... Read More...
New 19th District senator Jeff Wilson takes his seat in state Senate OLYMPIA – Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview, newly elected to represent Southwest Washington from the 19th Legislative District, took his seat in the state Senate Monday – in his office, not on the Senate floor. COVID precautions this year prevented the usual swearing-in ceremonies on the Senate floor Monday as the... Read More...