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Baumgartner announces committee work session on return of Sonics Tomorrow’s meeting of the Commerce, Labor and Sports Committee will dig into the process of bringing an NBA team back to Seattle. The committee chair, Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, announced plans to study the Legislature’s role in securing an arena for the return of the Sonics in a committee work... Read More...
Baumgartner moves to block anti-Israel BDS movement on campuses Troubled by growing threats to use state university investments for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement, Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, is announcing a bill to block universities from engaging in divestment or boycotts targeted at the state of Israel. “I will not allow our state’s public universities to be... Read More...
Baumgartner invites parents, students to town hall Tomorrow, Sen. Michael Baumgartner invites parents as well as junior high, high school and college students to come learn about opportunities in government and share their ideas for education. “One of my top priorities as state senator is providing all students with an educational opportunity,” said Baumgartner, chair of the... Read More...
Baumgartner reappointed chair of Commerce, Labor and Sports Committee Today, Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, was reappointed as chair of the Senate Commerce, Labor and Sports Committee. He will continue his leadership on one of the Legislature’s most prominent committees addressing economic growth in Washington. The committee oversees business, jobs and labor legislation as well as alcohol, tobacco, gambling, marijuana... Read More...
Baumgartner, Ericksen to seek reinstatement of two-thirds-for-taxes rule in Senate —  Will require two-thirds approval of Senate to advance tax bills to final passage —  Different mechanism but same effect as popular taxpayer protection measure   — Will challenge any adverse ruling from lieutenant governor OLYMPIA – Sens. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, and Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, will seek reinstatement of a two-thirds-for-taxes... Read More...
Senior citizens invited to Baumgartner town hall On Wednesday Sept. 28, Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, is inviting local senior citizens to share their ideas and concerns in a town hall meeting. Baumgartner is the state senator for the 6th Legislative District and serves as the chair of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee. The town hall will... Read More...
Baumgartner sets May 12 meeting to talk ‘zoning’ of marijuana stores Citing increased community concerns about where recreational marijuana is being retailed, Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, has scheduled a Senate Commerce and Labor Committee work session on the subject. The meeting will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 12 in the Spokane City Council Chamber. The Senate Commerce... Read More...
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