Wagoner frustrated that budget unnecessarily dips into rainy day fund Gratified funding for vital 39th District projects is included Now that legislature has reached sine die, meaning the last day of the 2018 session, Republican Senator Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, offered this comment about the 2018 supplemental operating budget, which was developed without bipartisan input and was presented to the Legislature... Read More...
Wagoner says bill will infringe on Second Amendment rights Lawmaker says bill targets everyday hunting rifles used by law-abiding citizens OLYMPIA…As an advocate of protecting Second Amendment rights, Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, has come out strongly against Senate Bill 6620. He pointed to how the title of the proposal hides the fact that it would ban young adults from... Read More...
Join me for a telephone town hall! Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, Rep. Carolyn Eslick, R-Sultan, and I, are inviting 39th District citizens to join us tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 21, for a telephone town hall meeting. The community conversation, which is similar to a call-in radio format, will begin at 6 p.m. and last an hour. We will take questions and provide an... Read More...
Wagoner laments limited debate on death penalty repeal bill The Senate voted to repeal the death penalty in Washington State just before the 5 o’clock deadline to approve legislation in the house of origin on Wednesday. Unfortunately, the Senate Democrats cut debate short, and legislators were unable to voice their concerns with Senate Bill 6052. Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley,... Read More...
Wagoner votes for early dyslexia detection for Washington students Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, lauded work to improve early detection of dyslexia in Washington schools. Wagoner voted for Senate Bill 6162, which would define dyslexia as a learning disability, direct schools to screen every kindergarten student and second-grader beginning in the 2020-21 school year, and require that schools provide necessary... Read More...
Senate backs Wagoner’s affordable-housing bill Tax credit would promote residential construction in  smaller cities across state Sen. Keith Wagoner’s effort to address a shortage of affordable housing won strong bipartisan support  today from the state Senate. Senate Bill 6347 would encourage development of multi-family dwellings; Wagoner said his proposal should be especially helpful in areas... Read More...
Wagoner requests state help for people stranded by road washout Lawmaker requests assistance for emergency repairs in Lyman area Sen. Keith Wagoner is requesting state assistance for emergency repairs to a section of landslide damaged roadway which left dozens of homes inaccessible in the community of Lyman. Heavy rainfall resulting in a slide destroyed a section of Prevedal Road. Initial... Read More...