In the News: Everett Herald On Sunday, the Everett Herald published an article about Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition Plan, otherwise known as the GET Program. To read the full article, click HERE. Here is a short excerpt and my thoughts on the program: Sen. Barbara Bailey, the newly minted chair of the Higher Education Committee, demonstrated... Read More...
E-News Legislative Update Dear Friends and Neighbors, Our Majority Coalition Caucus (MCC) was prepared to vote on several good job-creation bills last Wednesday. As the majority, we had enough votes to pass bills that would improve the state workers’ compensation system. The reforms will help Washington employers stay in business and possibly grow,... Read More...
Bailey defends public’s right to challenge laws at ballot box Sen. Barbara Bailey’s effort to defend the public’s right to challenge laws is making progress in the state Senate. After many years dedicated to this issue, a legislative committee has recommended Bailey’s proposal be heard by the full Senate. “This is about restoring the integrity of the emergency clause –... Read More...
E-News Legislative Update Dear Neighbors and Friends, The second week of the legislative session has been even busier than the first week! Bills are being introduced every day and most of my committees are still in work sessions. Work sessions are helpful during the first few weeks of a new legislative session because... Read More...
E-News Legislative Update Dear Friends and Neighbors, Today marks day five of the 2013 legislative session. On Monday, I had the great honor of being sworn in as your state Senator. COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS It is an honor to serve as Chair of the Higher Education Committee. We had our first committee meeting this... Read More...
Bailey takes oath of office, outlines priorities and committee memberships Today Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, was officially sworn into office as senator for the 10th Legislative District. As part of the first-day activities for the 2013 legislative session, Supreme Court Associate Chief Justice Charles Johnson, administered the oath of office to her in the Senate Chamber. Bailey issued this... Read More...
Rep. Barbara Bailey receives Outstanding Service to Veterans Award 10th District lawmaker is co-chair of the Joint Committee on Veterans’ and Military Affairs Rep. Barbara Bailey received an Outstanding Service to Veterans Award on Saturday for her contributions to veterans and their families over the past year. The awards, co-sponsored by the Governor’s Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee (VAAC) and... Read More...
NFIB presents Rep. Barbara Bailey with Guardian of Small Business Award Group applauds 10th District lawmaker’s commitment to free enterprise, small businesses The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has awarded Rep. Barbara Bailey with its Guardian of Small Business Award for the 62nd Washington State Legislature. The award is based on Bailey’s two-yearvoting record on issues in the Legislature associated... Read More...
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