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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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Raiding state’s rainy-day fund is ‘stupid but not unconstitutional’
Raiding state’s rainy-day fund is ‘stupid but not unconstitutional’
State Sen. Phil Fortunato is disappointed that Gov. Jay Inslee’s supplemental budget proposal seeks to raid the state’s constitutional rainy-day fund to the tune of over $300 million. Fortunato, R-Auburn made this statement regarding how the governor’s proposal could leave Washington vulnerable in the event of an economic downturn. “In...
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Fortunato will vote NO on Transportation Commission’s mileage tax recommendations
Fortunato will vote NO on Transportation Commission’s mileage tax recommendations
Late Tuesday, the state’s Transportation Commission took a nonbinding vote recommending that the Legislature consider implementing a mileage tax to replace stagnating gas tax revenues. State Sen. Phil Fortunato, who is a member of the Senate Transportation Committee and on the mileage tax pilot work group, voiced sharp criticism of...
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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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