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I’m Tim Sheldon, your Democratic Senator from the 35th Legislative District. My district includes Mason County and portions of Kitsap and Thurston counties.

As a member of the Majority Coalition Caucus, I am dedicated to bringing private sector jobs back to our community, improving education through funding and innovation, and passing a sustainable budget without raising taxes.

I want to thank all who have participated in my previous legislative surveys, and urge you to respond to this year’s questionnaire. You have made it clear you believe as I do, that fiscal responsibility must be maintained even at a time when the state’s finances are improving. You can see the results of last year’s survey here.

My commitment in politics is very clear… it’s to YOU. I have always believed that the values and concerns of my district should be held above my own, and I will always hold that belief. No matter what the issue is, I follow your lead.

Tim Sheldon

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Sen. Tim Sheldon on TVW! Sen. Tim Sheldon on TVW!
Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, appears on TVW’s “Legislator Profile” series. To see this video, click here.      
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Sheldon motorcycle ‘lane-sharing’ bill passes state Senate Sheldon motorcycle ‘lane-sharing’ bill passes state Senate
OLYMPIA – A bill that would let motorcyclists pass between cars in traffic jams won approval in the state Senate Tuesday, reflecting a three-year effort by Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, to reduce traffic congestion and improve safety. Senate Bill 5378 passed the Senate 32-17 and moves on to the state...
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Don’t breach dams, Senate says Don’t breach dams, Senate says
OLYMPIA – The Washington Senate Tuesday took a stand against proposals that would breach lower Snake River dams, calling them vital for power, irrigation, navigation and the state’s clean-energy future. In a memorial to Congress, the president, and the agencies responsible for managing the 14 federal dams on the Columbia...
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State won’t force Belfair sewer hookups, Sheldon says State won’t force Belfair sewer hookups, Sheldon says
OLYMPIA – State officials are offering assurances they will not require residential property owners surrounding Belfair to hook up to the Belfair sewers, reports Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch. Sheldon convened a meeting of state and local government officials last week in Olympia to discuss expansion plans for the Belfair wastewater...
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