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Looking Ahead – Join me for breakfast or dinner   April 17, 2018 Greetings Friends and Neighbors, Now that the dust has settled on the 2018 legislative session, it is time to get to work. I have several policies that I believe will help our district, but I want to hear from you and get your feedback on what... Read More...
Meet with your state Senator Please join me for informal conversations at the following times and locations. Contact my office to make an appointment or stop by to chat about your priorities for the coming legislative session or to get an update on the policies I am working on for our district. I want to... Read More...
Fortunato votes for Hirst fix and capital budget Fortunato sounds alarm on new development rules Senator Phil Fortunato cast his vote to approve a legislative fix for the flawed 2016 Hirst decision and approved a capital budget late Thursday evening. Senate Bill 6091 was approved in the Senate by a vote of 35 to 15 and in the... Read More...
Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, has introduced Senate Bill 5946, which would phase out state funding for The Evergreen State College and ultimately sell the institution.  Fortunato says the controversy over the request for a white professor to leave campus that has embroiled Evergreen in a national media frenzy, reveals a... Read More...
Fortunato resolution honors 119 years of Eagles service On Monday, the Senate honored the 119 years of community service given by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles (F.O.E.), an organization devoted to peace, prosperity and gladness since its founding in 1898.   Senator Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, sponsored the resolution and related the vastness of the Eagles’ cultural impact from... Read More...
Fortunato meets with Daffodil Princesses This year’s Daffodil Princesses came to Olympia to promote the Daffodil festival and share their ambitions for the future. Accomplished young women from high schools throughout Pierce County represent the festival as members of the Royal Court.   The Daffodil Festival traces its origins to the city of Sumner in April of 1926, where a garden... Read More...
Fortunato resolution honors Fraternal Order of the Eagles Senator Phil Fortunato is proud to sponsor Washington State Senate Resolution 8633 honoring the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.  The public can observe the Senate reading of the resolution from the Senate Gallery.  The Senate Resolution 8633 is expected to be read on the Senate floor between 1pm and 2pm... Read More...