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 calls on Sound Transit to halt $10 million giveaway Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, is calling on Sound Transit’s governing board to reverse a decision made last week to transfer millions of dollars of property over to non-profits at a financial loss. Sound Transit plans to transfer property valued at $18.5 million for a third or half of its market... Read More...
Fortunato hails Senate move to cut Sound Transit car tab tax Car tab taxes would be cut by 55 percent and Sound Transit board members would be required to stand for direct elections under legislation that passed the Senate Tuesday afternoon.  Senator Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, is a cosponsor of both bills, SB 5001 and SB 5893 “If Seattle politicians think their... Read More...
VIDEO: Fortunato fights to cut Sound Transit’s inflated car tab taxes In this video, Senator Fortunato outlines his efforts to hold Sound Transit accountable and get taxpayers relief from their inflated car tab taxes.  Sen. Fortunato also describes how Sound Transit’s car tab tax defenders wanted to use funds dedicated to homeless and foster kids to protect Sound Transit’s outrageous tax... Read More...
VIDEO: Preserve our right to fish and hunt Senator Phil Fortunato cosponsored legislation to guarantee the right for Washingtonians to fish and hunt. In this video, Senator Fortunato describes why fishing and hunting are good for families and why he believes it’s important to preserve these rights for generations to come. Read More...
VIDEO: No one is talking about an INCOME TAX–except that they are! In this new legislative video, Senator Phil Fortunato describes his effort to ban income taxes in Washington and who opposed it.  He also describes how opponents of his ban on the income tax claimed “no one was talking about an income tax” even though plenty of them were talking about AND supporting an... 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...
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