Zeiger bill to protect consumers from cheating contractors heard today The Senate Labor and Commerce Committee today held a public hearing on a bill by Sen. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup, that responds to reports of shoddy work by residential contractors. Senate Bill 5795 would allow the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) to increase a contractor’s bond requirements by up to... Read More...
Letter from Olympia Dear Neighbor, Things have been moving quickly in Olympia, with almost 900 bills introduced in the Senate so far this session, I have been busy meeting with constituents and stakeholders to hear their thoughts and concerns on proposed legislation. I want to hear from you. Please consider joining Rep. Kelly... Read More...
Trio of Zeiger-sponsored tiny house bills to be heard this week Three tiny house bills sponsored by Sen. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup, will be heard in Senate committees this week. Senate Bill 5384 would allow Growth Management Act counties to authorize establishing tiny house communities when there is a shortage of affordable housing within a reasonable distance from urban services. This bill... Read More...
Letter from Olympia Dear Neighbor, The 2019 legislative session is underway, and things are already moving along quickly at the Capitol. This is a budget year, meaning the Legislature is tasked with approving a budget for the 2019-21 biennium. We will also be working on a variety of other topics, including the needs... Read More...
Zeiger to serve as Senate Republican lead on housing, state government committees Sen. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as lead Republican on the Senate Housing Stability and Affordability Committee and the State Government, Tribal Relations and Elections Committee. The Housing Stability and Affordability Committee assignment positions the 25th Legislative District lawmaker to take a prominent role... Read More...
Zeiger: Amazon stepping up in training new technology workforce Sen. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup, issued the following statement regarding Amazon’s goal of teaching more than 10 million students a year how to code through summer camps, teacher training and other initiatives. “I am excited to see that Amazon is stepping up to the challenge of training the next generation of... Read More...