You voted for $30 car tabs and Senator O’Ban hears you

Chad MinnickNews

Senator Steve O’Ban has led the fight for car tab tax relief in and out of the Legislature. His opponent, T’wina Nobles, not only opposes the $30 car tabs that 28th District voters demanded, but the Seattle politicians who sued taxpayers to stop them are endorsing her because of her opposition. (see below) When Sound Transit pushed through the ST3 … Read More

Caring for those in crisis

Chad MinnickNews, Results

Go with Senator O’Ban around Pierce County to see what he’s been doing to help address homelessness, mental health, and addiction.

Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 Funding

Chad MinnickNews

The following letter was recently sent to the Governor fromLeadingAge Washington and the Washington Health Care Association (WHCA) regarding the need for the reinstatement of the COVID-19 add-on for skilled nursing facilities. Click to read the letter:

The CARE Act helps require them to get the help they need

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The CARE Act is a bill (SB 6109) sponsored by Senator Steve O’Ban to help those who are incapable of caring for themselves…and are usually homeless or in jail as a result…because of a mental health or substance abuse disorder. The CARE Act would create a pilot program for King, Pierce and Snohomish counties and will allow for the appointment … Read More

Community Leaders Endorse O’Ban

Chad MinnickNews

As Senator Steve O’Ban gears up for re-election in 2020, we would love your endorsement and support! Click here to add YOUR name as a supporter. We are pleased to announce the following community leaders have endorsed his re-election campaign: Helen McGovern-Pilant, Chief Executive Officer of McGovern-Pilant, and former City of Lakewood Councilwoman and Executive Director of Emergency Food Network … Read More

O’Ban co-sponsors bill to backfill transportation funds cut by $30 car tabs

Chad MinnickNews

Voters have made it clear they want $30 car tabs, especially here in the 28th District. They have also made it clear they want investment in transportation and traffic reduction. So Senator Steve O’Ban is working to give voters both. Without increasing taxes. Sen. Steve O’Ban is co-sponsoring a bill that would create a long-term solution to transportation funding after … Read More

O’Ban tells Attorney General Ferguson he must recuse himself on $30 car tabs

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Senator Steve O’Ban sent a letter to Attorney General Bob Ferguson, asking him to recuse himself and hire independent legal counsel to defend the $30 car tabs initiative passed overwhelmingly by 28th District voters. Below is his letter. (See original here) FULL TEXT OF LETTER BELOW November 11, 2019 Robert W. Ferguson Attorney General 1125 Washington Street SE Olympia, WA … Read More

First fundraiser for 2020 campaign!

Chad MinnickComing Events, News

Friends and Supporters, The first fundraiser of my 2020 Re-Elect campaign is June 18, beginning at 5:30pm. Please see the invitation below for more information.  Laurie and I would be grateful for your support. Hope to see you then. Warm regards,Steve

Amtrak Must Be Accountable

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From The Suburban Times, July 12, 2018 Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, issued the following statement in response to the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) two-day investigative hearing into rail safety and the Dec. 18, 2017, derailment of Amtrak 501 that occurred near DuPont, Wash. “The saddest part about this tragedy is that it could have been avoided altogether. After … Read More