Redistricting

Sen. Baumgartner’s Spring 2012 Newsletter Summer will soon be upon us and that means we’ll all be preparing to enjoy the beautiful outdoors of our wonderful inland northwest. I wanted to take the time to give you a little insight into what I’ve been working on in the Legislature this year and provide an update... Read More...
Smarter Government Report — January 13, 2012 Greetings Spokane, As the first week of the 2012 Legislative session comes to a close I’m struck by the apparent lack of urgency by some in solving our near $1.5 billion- budget gap. With many controversial issues being brought to the forefront during this short legislative session many are wondering... Read More...
Smarter Government Report — August 25, 2011 Greetings Spokane,   I hope that you’re having a great summer! As you may have heard, the highlight of the summer for me and my wife was the birth of our first child Conrad. I want you to know that Ele and I really appreciated all of the well wishes,... Read More...