Legislators invite questions, offer updates at five district town halls

Sen. Jerome Delvin, Rep. Larry Haler and Rep. Brad Klippert will discuss what’s happening in the Legislature and invite input from citizens at a series of town hall meetings in the Tri-Cities area, March 14 and 21.

“People are worried about the economy,” Delvin said. “They want to know if the state’s eight billion-dollar deficit will result in increased taxes or if it will mean more job losses. We’ll have information and ideas on how to navigate this downturn.”

“I’m hoping to have good news for parents,” Haler said. “It looks good for passage of House Bill 1385, my bill to clarify the law making it illegal for any school employee to have sexual contact with any student in a Washington public school – up to age 20.”

“In Olympia, I’m focused on solutions,” Klippert said. “That includes balancing the state budget without raising taxes, reducing unnecessary regulations, and helping to boost business and get people working again.”

March 14

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Prosser City Council
601th St.
Prosser

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Kiona-Benton City Middle School – Multi-purpose room
913 Horne Dr.
Benton City

3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Benton Rural Electric
6095 W. Van Giesen
West Richland

March 21

10 a.m. – noon Richland City Council Chambers
505 Swift Blvd.
Richland

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Kennewick City Council Chambers
210 West 6th
Kennewick

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Editor’s note: Sen. Delvin and Reps. Haler and Klippert represent the 8th Legislative District which includes Richland, Kennewick, Benton City, and Prosser. Visit our Web sites at www.SenateRepublicans.wa.gov and houserepublicans.wa.gov.

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Washington State House Republican Communications
houserepublicans.wa.gov