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Sheldon 5G proposal creates state broadband office, launches study OLYMPIA – State Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, is weighing into this year’s debate on 5G deployment with a bill that creates a new state Office on Broadband Access, launches a task force, and directs it to study issues that include pole-attachment charges levied by public and municipal utilities. Senate Bill... Read More...
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... Read More...
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... Read More...
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... Read More...
The monster lurking behind school funding: an income tax This op-ed appeared in Crosscut, Jan. 20, 2017. by Tim Sheldon In this great state of ours, where so many people have so many diverse interests, there is one thing we can count on to unite us all. Every few years, some dang fool puts an income tax on the... Read More...
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