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:

Sen. O’Ban authors bill to prevent future CHOP situations

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Senator Steve O’Ban (R-University Place) announced today that he is introducing legislation to prohibit the City of Seattle and other cities from withholding police, fire and rescue, and other essential services from a neighborhood or community in its jurisdiction. His legislation is intended to prevent CHAZ or CHOP from ever happening again. Click here to download this letter Click here … Read More

Senator O’Ban Files for Re-election!


Contact: Steve O’Ban253-312-1688 cell SENATOR STEVE O’BAN FILES FOR RE-ELECTION Senator Steve O’Ban (R-University Place) officially filed today for re-election to the State Senate. “One of the great honors of my life is serving the people of the 28th legislative district,” said O’Ban. “I’m especially grateful for the chance to assist and support the thousands in my district who … Read More

O’Ban writes letter to Inslee urging $30 car tab relief

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Senator O’Ban wrote this letter to the Governor urging him to suspend collection of the excessive car tabs above $30. With so many out of work, and a recent court decision that $30 tabs are constitutional, this seems like a no brainer. The state shouldn’t be collecting it with or without the financial devastation of COVID-19.

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