Helping the 39th District
Working to reopen Washington’s economy – SB 5114
Dear Neighbor, Week 2 of our virtual legislative session is in the books. We began the week by honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr with a Senate floor resolution. I spoke on the virtual Senate floor about what he means to this country. You can listen to...
COVID-19: Staying safe while reopening Washington’s economy
Dear neighbor, I write to you this week with mixed emotions, sadness and hope. I am sad for our family who lost a wonderful man to COVID-19. Jeff Rigelman, husband to my cousin Louise, lost his fight to the virus early this week leaving behind a hurting but united family...
COVID-19: information and resources to keep you healthy
Dear Friends and Neighbors, Each day brings new challenges and new questions as we face a temporary new reality in the light of COVID-19. I know, the last thing you need is another voice telling you to “wash your hands”; you want meaningful information. I hope the web links throughout...
Improving state correctional facilities
Dear Neighbor, With less than a week to go in the 2020 legislative session, I have spent countless hours on the floor of the Senate, working to protect the values of our district while balancing the needs of our great state. While it has not been easy, with what feels...
Wagoner appointed Senate Republican leader on Behavioral Health Subcommittee
Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, has been appointed as the Republican lead on the Behavioral Health Subcommittee for the 2019 and 2020 legislative sessions. The newly formed Behavioral Health Subcommittee will take a closer look at mental health issues and substance use disorders affecting individuals throughout Washington state. “I look forward...
2018 Legislative Update
Thank you for taking time to read my newsletter about the 2018 legislative session. As your state Senator, it is important to me that I am representing you well in Olympia. For those who do not know me, I have lived in the 39th Legislative District for nearly all of...
Little comfort from Interior secretary on grizzly reintroduction, Wagoner says
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s appearance in Sedro-Wooley Friday offered little comfort for those concerned about the reintroduction of grizzly bears in the North Cascades, said Sen. Keith Wagoner. Zinke told reporters that work on an environmental impact statement is continuing, and that he expects a result by the end...
Watch: Senator Keith Wagoner Reflects on 2018 Legislative Session
Senator Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, reflects on his first legislative session: his victories in securing funding for important projects in the district, frustrations with the budget that was passed and the continuing battle over water rights in Skagit County.
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...