HB 2391-B 1.5% New Taxes on Healthcare Insurance Premiums

VOTE: NO – Governor Signed – Creates a new tax on healthcare insurance premiums of 1.5% administered by the government with uncertain actions to be taken and provides for special treatment of certain hospitals.

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HB 3170B Extends Bargaining to Faculty

HB 3170B VOTE:NO – Governor Signed Status (cverview) of bill: Posted on This bill extends collective bargaining rights to certain public university faculty members whose duties have an academic rather than administrative focus. Fiscal Responsibility Fiscally a bad move for taxpayers. It will allow a new level of bargaining unions that can drive negotiations to a higher level using…

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Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 719A Extreme risk protection prohibiting a person from possessing firearms

SB 719A VOTE:NO – Governor signed Status (overview) of bill: Note: This bill's contents were previosuly SB 868. That bill died but has been resurrected as a gut-and-stuff of SB719, creating SB 719A. Posted On Track Thier Vote This bill creates a process for obtaining an extreme risk protection order prohibiting a person from possessing firearms, a process for removing…

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HB 3391B Reproductive & Social Health Benefits

VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed – Provide statewide access to abortion coverage for individuals enrolled in health benefit plans that do not cover abortion.


HB 2310A Government, Instead of Doctors to Begin Taking Over Healthcare

VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed – Sets the stage for the state government to begin taking over the functions of the local public health authorities