February 04, 2021

Sen. Dozier passes first bill, allowing mortgage originators to work from home

Sen. Perry Dozier speaks on the Senate floor Wednesday night. Due to COVID restrictions, only a handful of members are permitted on the Senate floor at any given time, and masks are required. To see video of the first-bill festivities, click here. OLYMPIA – Sen. Perry Dozier, R-Waitsburg, passed his...
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January 20, 2021

Overwhelming support for safe-business-reopening bill shows economic recovery should be state’s top priority, Dozier says

Far more important than agenda-driven bills now under consideration by Legislature OLYMPIA – A huge turnout for a Senate hearing on a bill to reopen shuttered restaurants, gyms and other businesses demonstrates economic recovery ought to be the Legislature’s top priority, says Sen. Perry Dozier, R-Waitsburg. Some 1,620 people signed...
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January 18, 2021

Our biggest challenge: Restoring trust in government

By Sen. Perry Dozier, Rep. Mark Klicker, Rep. Skyler Rude Note: The following op-ed appeared in the Prosser Record-Bulletin and Dayton Chronicle during the week of Jan. 18. This week a new delegation of legislators from the 16th District began the 2021 session. The 16th District stretches from Prosser to...
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January 14, 2021

In first speech, Dozier leads fight to reopen restaurants, gyms, entertainment venues

Democrats reject proposal, vote to extend emergency proclamations indefinitely   OLYMPIA – In his first speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, Perry Dozier, R-Waitsburg, led an effort by Senate Republicans to relax coronavirus lockdown restrictions that have forced the closure of restaurants, entertainment venues and gymnasiums across the state. Majority...
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January 11, 2021

Dozier takes office in state Senate as Legislature opens 2021 session

  OLYMPIA – Sen. Perry Dozier, R-Waitsburg, newly elected to represent the 16th Legislative District, took his seat in the state Senate Monday – in his office, not on the Senate floor. COVID precautions this year are forcing lawmakers to keep their distance, and most lawmakers are participating from their...
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