Tim Sheldon

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...
Senator Sheldon on TVW Sen. Tim Sheldon stops by TVW to give his take on the 2013 legislative session and how the newly formed Majority Coalition Caucus has pushed an agenda focused on jobs, education and the budget. Sheldon talks about the new culture change, and how there was a shift in policy making. Read More...
Sheldon’s trespass-notice bill passes Senate Trespassing is now more prevalent than ever. Forestland owners, service people, ranchers, farmers, and private individuals with land have problems with trespassers, many of whom commit theft of metal, hay, equipment, and livestock. Engrossed Senate Bill 5048 would allow property owners to use a more cost-effective approach to warn potential... Read More...
AUDIO: Senator Sheldon on the supreme court’s 2/3rds ruling Washington State’s 35th District Senator, Tim Sheldon, Senate President Pro Tempore and member of the Majority Coalition Caucus, talks about the recent ruling by the Washington State Supreme Court that the will of the people – requiring a 2/3rds majority vote of the Legislature to raise taxes – is unconstitutional. Read More...
Sheldon bill to help tow-truck drivers, customers passes Senate Sen. Tim Sheldon’s bill allowing tow-truck drivers to let customers remain in their disabled vehicle while it’s being transported passed in the Senate today with a unanimous vote. Senate Bill 5050 would give tow operators the option to let passengers to stay in their vehicle when it is safely secured... Read More...
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...
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