Majority Coalition Caucus

Baumgartner pleased with higher-education funding in Senate budget proposal Sen. Michael Baumgartner is cheering the fact that the supplemental budget proposed by the state Senate today continues a moratorium on tuition increases at state colleges and universities. The 6th District senator, who serves as vice chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, says today’s announcement reaffirms to students... Read More...
Baumgartner votes to create jobs, supports passing the Worker Recovery Act More jobs could soon be available in Washington if the Worker Recovery Act is made law, and the state Senate took a step in that direction today by passing Senate Bill 5127. The measure, supported by Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, would significantly improve the state-run industrial-insurance program for injured workers.... Read More...
Baumgartner, MCC drive the discussion on transportation reform With the end of the 2013 regular and two special sessions now in the rear-view mirror, members of the Washington State Senate Majority Coalition Caucus have their sights set firmly on reforming the state’s transportation system. Listen to Senator Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, explain why these reforms are necessary, what they... Read More...