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‘What will this do for Skagit?’ Bailey asks Hirst fix and capital budget approved The Legislature approved the long-awaited ‘Hirst-fix’ bill and state capital budget late Thursday evening. Sen. Barbara Bailey voted in opposition to the Hirst-fix legislation, Senate Bill 6091 and for the state’s construction budget, unlocking resources for community building projects. “The Hirst bill did not... Read More...
Fighting for Skagit The Legislature approved the long-awaited ‘Hirst-fix’ bill and state capital budget late Thursday evening. Sen. Barbara Bailey voted in opposition to the Hirst-fix legislation, Senate Bill 6091 and for the state’s construction budget, unlocking resources for community building projects. Unfortunately, the Hirst bill did not do anything for Skagit. I... Read More...
Bailey unanimously elected to Senate leadership team Sen. Barbara Bailey has been elected to the Senate majority’s senior leadership team ahead of beginning her second Senate term in January. Members of the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus met Tuesday to select their top leaders for the next two years and tapped Bailey to serve as majority whip, the... Read More...
Sen. Bailey’s E-newsletter – Aug. 13, 2014 Greetings friends & neighbors, It has been a busy summer with meetings in Olympia and numerous engagements throughout the district. Thank you to everyone who has reached out to my office, whether to invite me to a speaking engagement, or to bring to my attention issues of concern in our... Read More...
NEWS: Bailey calls for audit of Island Transit finances Earlier this month, Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, joined the Senate’s Transportation Committee co-chair, Sen. Curtis King, and fellow 10th District legislators in two separate letters to the state auditor’s office. The letters request an audit into the local transit agency in light of recent allegations of financial mismanagement in... Read More...
Bailey receives perfect score for small business support                       National Federation of Independent Business names Bailey a ‘Guardian of Small Business’ Small businesses are a cornerstone for the state’s economy. However, small and independent businesses face significant challenges. Each legislative session the NFIB looks at 10 key issues concerning small businesses and rates legislators on their... Read More...
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