Budget

Sheldon votes yes to budget proposal that supports local governments The Senate approved a bipartisan supplemental budget proposal Thursday and Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, explained how the budget would benefit his constituents in the 35th Legislative District: “The approved proposal is a good budget – it’s projected to balance for four years and prioritizes education without raising taxes – and... Read More...
Senate proves bipartisanship can work in Olympia Sen. Sheldon’s op-ed from the May 26, 2013, Kisap Sun: People have low expectations for elected officials. Recent polling from the Pew Research Center shows that 60 percent of Americans don’t trust the government. Unfortunately, as an elected official myself, I don’t blame them. Hyper-partisanship, unwillingness to listen to the other... Read More...
AUDIO: Sen. Tim Sheldon on transportation, budgets and taxes Washington State’s 35th District Senator, Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, and member of the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus, talks about the bipartisan Senate transportation budget that passed the Senate, as well as the House and Senate operating budget proposals and how they will affect the end of the 2013 legislative session. Read More...
Sheldon applauds bipartisanship of Senate budget writing process Sen. Tim Sheldon voted in favor of the bipartisan Senate budget that passed with much fanfare Friday. Despite being down two legislators during most of a debate that lasted the better part of five hours, Sheldon and his Majority Coalition Caucus colleagues were able to fend off all but a... Read More...
AUDIO: Tim Sheldon on the bipartisan Senate operating budget Washington State’s 35th District Senator, Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, and member of the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus, talks about the proposed bipartisan Senate operating budget which passed the body on Friday, as well as his participation in a legislative shooting event at Evergreen Sportsmen’s Club. Read More...
Sheldon applauds bipartisan efforts of Senate as cutoff arrives Today marked the final day of the 2013 legislative session for the Senate to pass bills originating from its Rules Committee, and Sen. Tim Sheldon was amazed by the level of bipartisanship on all of the bills that reached the Senate chamber for a vote. “In my twenty-two years as... Read More...
AUDIO: Senator Sheldon talks about bills that survived past cutoff Washington State’s 35th District Senator, Tim Sheldon, Senate President Pro Tempore and member of the Majority Coalition Caucus, talks about passing the unofficial halfway point of the 2013 legislative session – known as floor cutoff – and reflects on the bills that have survived and those that didn’t. Read More...
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