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Dear Friends,

Welcome to my official legislative website! Thank you for taking the time to stay connected with me.

It’s an honor to represent the great people of the 10th District. As much as we have to be proud of and look forward to, we know our communities face challenges. This requires us to work together to pass legislation that create jobs in these tough times, improve our local ferry runs, strengthen our public schools, and lower health care costs.

The solutions to our challenges must take into account our state operating budget. We need long-term solutions that reset, reform and reshape state government to enable a sustainable budget.

On this website you will find some of the solutions I support to address these big issues. This is also the place to keep track of the bills I am working on and read news releases and past e-newsletters.

I encourage you to sign-up to receive my e-mail updates, it is the best way to stay informed on what’s happening in Olympia.

The most important part of my job is listening to you. The best ideas continue to come from the people in my communities – not from Olympia. Please contact me to share your thoughts, concerns and questions.

 

Sincerely,

Bailey

Barbara Bailey

Latest News

Mount Vernon School District receives K-3 class-size reduction grant
The Washington State Senate convenes for debate February 5th, the 26th Legislative Day of the 2016 Regular Session.
Mount Vernon School District receives K-3 class-size reduction grant
The Superintendent of Public Instruction recently announced 21 grant recipients for class-size reduction funds available as a result of legislation supported by Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor. Mount Vernon School District is slated to receive more than $8 million to expand classroom space and is planning to build two new elementary...
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Join me for my upcoming Coffee Talks
Coffee Talks
Join me for my upcoming Coffee Talks
I have finalized a schedule for Coffee Talks around the district. Please join me for an informal conversation about how we can work together to improve our community and state.   Monday, June 6 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.        Farmhouse Restaurant, 13724 Laconner Whitney Road, Mount Vernon 1:30 p.m. – 2:30...
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Sen. Bailey’s E-newsletter – April 27, 2016 Sen. Bailey’s E-newsletter – April 27, 2016
Legislative Update April 27, 2016 Governor’s veto leaves $200 million hole in the supplemental budget The governor finally signed the 2016 supplemental budget. Unfortunately, much of the hard work by our Senate majority to restrain government spending and realign our priorities were undermined when the governor vetoed over $200 million...
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Legislative Session 2016: A path forward for Skagit Valley and the state Legislative Session 2016: A path forward for Skagit Valley and the state
As the saying goes, when your neighbor loses their job, it’s a recession – but when you do, it’s a depression.  I think that describes in part why people outside the Skagit Valley do not feel the same urgency we do to fix the water-access issue that has left so many...
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