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AUDIO: Sen. Sheldon serves as Senate President Washington State’s 35th District Senator, Tim Sheldon, Senate President Pro Tempore and member of the Majority Coalition Caucus, talks about serving as the President of the Senate on Friday during floor action. Read More...
Sheldon supports use of wood pellets to heat schools Veteran lawmaker sees balance between environmental stewardship, job creation Sen. Tim Sheldon is co-sponsoring legislation that will test the feasibility of heating public schools with recycled, chemical-free wood pellets. The material is manufactured in-state using compressed sawdust or chipped wood salvaged from mills, paper plants and logging companies. Senate Bill... Read More...
Sheldon as acting President of the Senate Senator Tim Sheldon served as President of the Washington State Senate February 14, 2013. While it is the third time he has acted as President, this marks the first time it was on video. Click here to see the video. Read More...
Sheldon denounces Senate-minority plan to raise taxes OLYMPIA… Sen. Tim Sheldon had hoped his Democratic colleagues in the Senate minority caucus would think twice before proposing to increase taxes this year. However, Democratic legislators went ahead and introduced several proposals that would raise taxes by more than $38 billion. Five of those bills, including a state income... Read More...
Senator Sheldon proposes a law to help farmers Bill would allow farmers to use exempt vehicles on roads around the farm OLYMPIA…Sen. Tim Sheldon is the prime sponsor of Senate Bill 5616, which removes the fifteen mile restriction from previous legislation granting farmers the ability to drive their equipment on main roads.“When we passed legislation last year, we... Read More...
We’re proud Democrats who represent our districts, not a party by Senators Rodney Tom and Tim Sheldon Here’s a question we have never heard from a constituent: “Why can’t you be more partisan and divisive and forget about getting things done?” Believe it or not, the state Democratic Party is saying just that. In a resolution adopted at its recent... Read More...
Sen. Sheldon floor speech supporting Purple Heart Trail Watch Sen. Tim Sheldon’s floor speedch in support of Senate Joint Resolution 8001, which asks the state transportation commission to rename Interstate 5 to the “Purple Heart Trail” in honor of soldiers awarded a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during conflict. Read More...
Sheldon supports Purple Heart Trail measure OLYMPIA…Sen. Tim Sheldon has introduced legislation asking the state transportation commission to rename Interstate 5 the “Purple Heart Trail” in honor of soldiers awarded a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during conflict. The Purple Heart Medal is awarded to members of the armed forces of the United States who are... Read More...
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