Law & Justice

March 06, 2020

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...
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February 28, 2020

Budget season in Olympia

Dear Neighbor, As the 2020 Legislative Session begins to wind-down, much of our attention is turning towards our supplemental operating and supplemental capital budgets. The budget process is difficult –at best–as we work to balance the needs of government with the needs of its citizens. Health, public safety, education, these...
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February 18, 2020

Wagoner bill protecting inmates and corrections officers passes Senate

Senate Bill 6063, which directly tackles management problems in the Department of Correction’s medical unit passed the Senate Monday. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, would establish minimum qualifications for a prison medical director, set criteria for transferring a patient to a health care facility for medical assistance...
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February 14, 2020

What’s passing in Olympia?

Dear Neighbor, Greetings and Happy Valentine’s Day! We’ve reached the halfway point on the 2020 legislative session, some of you might be asking “what is the status of I-976? What is the legislature doing to address our state’s homelessness crisis? What bills are moving through the legislature this session?” I-976...
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January 10, 2020

Senator Keith Wagoner talk about safety in prisons

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January 22, 2019

Wagoner bill to offer death penalty for incarcerated offenders named after Officer Jayme Biendl

Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, has introduced legislation requiring a death penalty review for incarcerated individuals who commit aggravated murder. Senate Bill 5364 would ensure that if a person is charged with aggravated first-degree murder and the murder occurs while the individual is already incarcerated, a request review must be submitted...
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March 02, 2018

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...
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February 28, 2018

Watch: Senator Keith Wagoner question a pediatric psychologist who was testifying in favor of SB 6620

“Are there any other Constitutional rights that you think should be abridged or amended until your mid 20s, other than the Second Amendment?” Watch Senator Keith Wagoner question a pediatric psychologist who was testifying in favor of SB 6620, a bill introduced just days ago.
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February 06, 2018

WATCH: Senator Keith Wagoner on a true Hirst fix in Skagit County and a promise to stand up for Second Amendment rights.

In this episode of “News Direct From Your Legislator”, Senator Keith Wagoner talks about the continued fight for a true Hirst fix in Skagit County and makes a promise to always be an advocate for your Second Amendment rights.
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