February 19, 2024

Senate panel to hold work session on future of UW, WSU athletic programs

The Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee will hold a work session Wednesday on the future of the University of Washington and Washington State University athletic programs as a result of the changes from this past year’s Pac-12 Conference realignment. Sen. Jeff Holy, R-Cheney and the Republican leader on...
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August 21, 2023

E-newsletter: Spokane Wildfire Resources

Dear Friends, Like many of our neighbors in the Medical Lake/Four Lakes area, my family was notified to evacuate our home Friday afternoon because of the Spokane Gray Wildfire. This situation is grave for those who have lost everything; and it is extremely difficult for those who have had to...
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April 23, 2023

Holy pleased that capital budget passed by Legislature includes money for projects in Airway Heights, Medical Lake

The 2023-25 state capital budget unanimously approved by the Legislature late last week includes funding for three important community projects in Airway Heights, Medical Lake and Spokane, said 6th Legislative District Sen. Jeff Holy. “This budget will fund community projects in Airway Heights and Medical Lake, as well as provide...
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April 20, 2023

Governor signs Holy bill to address nurse shortage

A bipartisan bill sponsored by 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy that helps address Washington’s nursing shortage was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee today. Senate Bill 5582 aims to increase the number of nurses in the state by reducing barriers and expanding educational opportunities in this field. Holy said the state...
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April 12, 2023

Sen. Holy statement on Senate Democrats’ proposal to raise property taxes

After Senate Democrats introduced a measure today (Senate Bill 5770) that would allow state and local property taxes in Washington to grow at a rate triple the current limit, 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy, R-Cheney, issued this statement in opposition to the proposal. “The Legislature should not consider bills that...
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March 24, 2023

Holy: Senate capital budget funds projects in Airway Heights, Medical Lake

The 2023-25 state capital budget unanimously approved by the Senate today includes funding for three important community projects in Airway Heights, Medical Lake and Spokane. The Senate’s proposed capital budget includes $2 million for community projects that include improving the Airway Heights Public Safety Campus, additional funding for the Spokane...
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February 14, 2023

Holy bill to create rare-diseases advisory council moving through Senate

A bill that would add Washington to the handful of states with advisory councils on rare diseases is once again moving through the Senate. Senate Bill 5097, a bipartisan proposal introduced by 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy, would establish an advisory council on rare diseases within the state Department of...
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February 08, 2023

Senate committee passes Holy bill to address nurse shortage

A bipartisan bill sponsored by 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy that would help address Washington’s nursing shortage was approved today by the Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee. Senate Bill 5582 aims to increase the number of nurses in the state by reducing barriers and expanding educational opportunities in...
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January 30, 2023

Senate panel passes Holy bill to help communities hire more officers

A bipartisan bill sponsored by 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy that aims to reestablish public safety across Washington by halting an exodus of law-enforcement officers has been passed by the Senate Law and Justice Committee. Senate Bill 5361 would provide cities and counties with more funding to hire more officers....
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