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Thank you for electing me as your State Senator. I am here to serve you. Please don’t hesitate to contact me anytime with your concerns. If you are being personally affected by a state agency, I will be glad to help you get the assistance you need. And I’m not afraid to “bang on someone’s desk” (figuratively) if that’s what it takes to get the job done.   Por favor, no dude ponerse en contacto conmigo en español y me avisan si le gustaría recibir mi boletín en español.

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Fortunato to introduce ‘clean’ $30-car tab bill
Fortunato to introduce ‘clean’ $30-car tab bill
Calls for special session to uphold will of the voters Groundhog’s Day is still a little more than two months away, yet Sen. Phil Fortunato sees events unfolding eerily similar to the first time Washington voters approved $30 car tabs in 1999. Following that vote the state’s high court struck...
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Fortunato takes Inslee, Constantine to task over dangerous ‘sanctuary’ policies
Fortunato takes Inslee, Constantine to task over dangerous ‘sanctuary’ policies
State Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, is demanding action from Gov. Jay Inslee and King County Executive Dow Constantine following recent violence against Washington residents that he attributes to their endorsement of “sanctuary” policies. Fortunato detailed his concerns in letters to Inslee and Constantine after meeting with local Immigration and Customs...
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Return to $30 car tabs creates path forward for Fortunato transportation-funding plan
Return to $30 car tabs creates path forward for Fortunato transportation-funding plan
State Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, says voter approval of Initiative 976 has cleared a path for his legislation to meet the state’s transportation-infrastructure needs without new taxes. I-976, which has so far received a 56-percent “yes” vote in the general election that concluded yesterday, will return annual licensing fees to...
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One Dollar or a Billion One Dollar or a Billion
  Greetings Friends and Neighbors, I hope that you’ve had a great summer. Things have been quiet in Olympia, but something groundbreaking just happened. Late last week, the state Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Black v. Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority. About a year ago, when...
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