Transportation

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...
AUDIO: Sen. Sheldon on DOT’s choice to lead mega-project review Washington State’s 35th District Senator, Tim Sheldon, Senate President Pro Tempore and member of the Majority Coalition Caucus, talks about state transportation funding and the Department of Transportation Secretary, Lynn Peterson’s choice to lead a review of three state mega-projects. 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 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...
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...