Survey of 35th District voters confirms public disdain for new taxes Results also support Sheldon’s desire for accountability on transportation projects During the first week of the 2013 legislative session Sen. Tim Sheldon sent a survey to residents of the 35th Legislative District, which he has served since 1991. Sheldon received more than 3,000 responses to the survey. “I do this... Read More...
Sheldon legislation to help farmers will become law Law will remove an outdated prohibition on farmers’ use of public roads Yesterday the Senate affirmed an amendment from the House to pass Senate Bill 5616, which will give farmers more freedom to move their equipment using public roads. Sen. Tim Sheldon introduced the legislation to spare farmers from having... Read More...
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: Tim Sheldon on transportation priorities 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 proposal and how it affects the 35th District. Read More...
Sheldon applauds bipartisanship of Senate budget writing process Sen. Tim Sheldon voted in favor of the bipartisan Senate budget that passed with much fanfare Friday. Despite being down two legislators during most of a debate that lasted the better part of five hours, Sheldon and his Majority Coalition Caucus colleagues were able to fend off all but a... Read More...
AUDIO: Tim Sheldon on the bipartisan Senate operating budget Washington State’s 35th District Senator, Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, and member of the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus, talks about the proposed bipartisan Senate operating budget which passed the body on Friday, as well as his participation in a legislative shooting event at Evergreen Sportsmen’s Club. Read More...
Sheldon worries governor’s budget relies too much on new taxes  35th District lawmaker doesn’t think rural communities can afford them Today the governor released his proposed budget for the 2013-15 biennium, which included an additional $1.4 billion in new taxes over the next two years. “Our local communities are just starting to come out of the recession, and simply put,... 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...