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...
Supplemental budget takes action on Spokane property crime Today, the Legislature passed a supplemental budget update that takes action on property crime in Spokane. The bipartisan budget agreement includes $300,000 to target the property crime crisis in the Spokane area. “It’s time to get serious about property crime,” said Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane. “This budget update acts quickly... Read More...
Baumgartner asks: Should Washington legalize fantasy sports gaming? OLYMPIA… As tens of thousands of Washington citizens play fantasy football this season, state Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, says it’s about time the Washington Legislature considers making it legal. Baumgartner, chair of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee, plans a work session Nov. 20 to discuss proposals allowing operators of... Read More...
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