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Bipartisan group of Senate leaders say enough is enough, time for Kreidler to step down as insurance commissioner A bipartisan group of Senate leaders today called on state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler to resign, calling his actions in office “appalling” and “unacceptable,” after he fired a whistle-blower who came forward with allegations of abusive and inappropriate workplace behaviors. “The claims of inappropriate workplace conduct were disturbing on their... Read More...
Join me for a16 LD virtual town hall on May 3 Sen. Perry Dozier, R-Waitsburg and Reps. Skylar Rude and Mark Klicker, both R-Walla Walla, are inviting 16th Legislative District community members to their virtual town hall to hear a 2021 legislative session wrap-up and provide constituents the opportunity to share opinions and ideas. What: 16 LD Town Hall When: Monday,... Read More...
Starter income tax is bad enough – what comes next is even worse By Perry Dozier The following op-ed appeared in the Prosser Record-Bulletin, Dayton Chronicle and other newspapers during the week of March 22, 2021. Last week the Legislature got a terrific piece of news. State tax collections have rebounded despite one of the worst economic situations we’ve ever faced. The latest... Read More...
COVID: Governor’s plan to have a plan fails the state By Perry Dozier The following op-ed appeared in the Prosser Record-Bulletin and Dayton Chronicle during the week of March 1. Three weeks ago, Southeast Washington dodged a bullet. Gov. Jay Inslee announced every other area of the state would move to Phase 2 of his COVID lockdown plan, allowing partial... Read More...