Bailey joins little people to send big message from Olympia A conversation at the local gym between 10th District resident Laura Titherington, who serves as the vice president of the Little People of America Puget Sound Chapter, and state Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, has grown into a proclamation designating October as Dwarfism Awareness and Acceptance Month in the state... Read More...
Interim Update: A New Ferry for our District July 23, 2018 Greetings Friends, I want to provide some insights on recent news from our nation’s Supreme Court. The court has issued several rulings that have impacts on people in our state, most notably the changes to how public-sector unions operate in what is known as the Janus decision.... Read More...
Governor signs duo of Bailey health-care bills into law In a signing ceremony at the state Capitol, Gov. Jay Inslee has signed two of Sen. Barbara Bailey’s bills from the 2018 legislative session. Senate Bill 5179 requires coverage for hearing instruments under public-employee and Medicaid programs. Under the new law, health plans offered to Medicaid enrollees and state employees... Read More...
The end of the 2018 legislative session March 9, 2018 Greetings from Olympia, The Legislature has finally adjourned for the year. That means I am looking forward to spending time back in district connecting with you to discuss the work we have done. I am concerned about the state’s future. For the past five years, the Senate... Read More...
Update on Town Halls March 7, 2018 Share my E-newsletter Please be sure to subscribe to my newsletter if you have not already.. You can unsubscribe at anytime by clicking here. Feel free to share this with others that live in our district. You can forward this e-mail to them or click on the share button below.... Read More...
Only 5 days left… March 3, 2018 Share my E-newsletter Please be sure to subscribe to my newsletter if you have not already.. You can unsubscribe at anytime by clicking here. Feel free to share this with others that live in our district. You can forward this e-mail to them or click on the share button below.... Read More...
Democrats vote down Bailey proposal to address student mental health On Wednesday night Senate Democrats voted down Sen. Barbara Bailey’s common-sense approach to addressing student mental health in Washington. Prior to the Senate’s passage of a House bill on the subject, Bailey proposed an amendment based on language from her legislation, Senate Bill 6618, that would require a credentialed mental-health... Read More...
Bailey bill increases stability and expediency for adult family homes Late Tuesday evening, the state Senate unanimously approved Sen. Barbara Bailey’s legislation to allow for expedited processing of applications for adult family homes under certain circumstances. Senate Bill 6113 is aimed at creating stability for residents. The bill directs the Department of Social and Health Services, who regulate and licenses... Read More...
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