Sen. Sheldon selected for Resource Advisory Committee   Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, has been selected by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to serve on the Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee, an organization which represents recreation, environmental issues and commercial industry issues on the Olympic Peninsula. “This is an honor and an opportunity,” Sheldon said. “This organization... Read More...
Sheldon bills earn near unanimous support OLYMPIA – Legislation by Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, affecting veterinarians and wells cleared the Senate floor Tuesday with near-unanimous support. Senate Bill 6745, which passed 48-0, requires that prospective veterinary technicians receive a college degree in order to practice veterinarian medicine. SB 6402, which received passage by a 46-2 vote,... Read More...
States Look to the Bottle States Look to the Bottle Some Lawmakers Seek to Privatize Liquor Stores, Distribution to Lift Budgets An article written by David Kesmodel and William Spain – orirginally published in the Wall Street Journal on FEBRUARY 8, 2010, 7:46 P.M. ET Read More...
Proposed biomass power plant promises new jobs, cleaner energy OLYMPIA – Two of the most important needs generated by the recession are jobs and clean energy. A plan to bring a biomass power plant to Shelton will address both. “I’m really excited about the possibility of a new-generation power plant in Mason County,” said Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch. “Obviously... Read More...
Sen. Sheldon selected for Resource Advisory Committee OLYMPIA – Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, has been selected by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to serve on the Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee, an organization which represents recreation, environmental issues and commercial industry issues on the Olympic Peninsula. “This is an honor and an opportunity,” Sheldon said. “This... Read More...
Sheldon’s truth-in-campaigns bill passes Senate Candidates for public office will have their licenses to lie revoked under Senate Bill 5211, sponsored by Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, which passed the Senate this morning. Passed on a 44 to 1 vote, SB 5211 will prohibit political candidates from maliciously sponsoring any false defamatory political speech. The bill... Read More...
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