Senate passes Holy bill helping health-care workers during pandemic A bill introduced by 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy that aims to help health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic has been approved by the Senate. The Senate voted 34-15 tonight to pass Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5190, which would provide health-care workers with presumptive benefits during a public-health emergency. The... Read More...
Senate panel approves Holy bills addressing issues related to COVID-19 Two bills sponsored by 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy that address issues arising since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic have been approved by the Senate Labor, Commerce and Tribal Affairs Committee. The panel on Thursday passed Substitute Senate Bill 5190, which would provide health-care workers with presumptive benefits during... Read More...
Holy statement on Senate passage of measure extending Inslee emergency orders Sen. Jeff Holy, R-Cheney, issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s passage today of Senate Concurrent Resolution 8402, which extends many of Gov. Jay Inslee’s emergency orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic: “SCR 8402 extends 26 of the governor’s current proclamations indefinitely. Over the last 10 months, we have had... Read More...
Holy hopes Inslee will veto sex-education bill amid angry calls, emails Three days after joining other Senate Republicans to oppose a bill requiring the teaching of sex education to children as soon as they enter Washington public schools, 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy is calling for Gov. Jay Inslee to veto the controversial legislation. The Senate voted Saturday along caucus lines,... Read More...
Legislative Update From Olympia In this update, I discuss the first six weeks of the 2020 legislative session, and I invite constituents to take part in the 6th District telephone town hall. You can read the entire e-newsletter here. Read More...