Sen. Tracey Eide, D-Federal Way and co-chair of the Senate Transportation Committee and Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, issued the following statement regarding yesterday's collapse of the I-5 bridge:
"Thanks to our incredibly impressive state troopers, local firefighters, sheriff deputies and U.S. Border Patrol agents, we are very fortunate there were no fatalities last night. First and foremost, we all must be safe and feel safe when driving on our bridges, roads and highways, and we are grateful for efforts of our first responders in preventing serious injury or loss of life.
Legislators from both Houses gathered on the steps of the state Capital on Monday to urge their colleagues to pass a transportation revenue package. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
Sen. Tracey Eide, D-Federal Way, co-chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, issued the following statement regarding the $8.7 billion 2013-15 transportation budget passed unanimously today by the Senate. The action came just one day after Senate Bill 5024 was passed out of the Transportation Committee unanimously.
Sen. Tracey Eide discusses the Senate Transportation Committee on TVW's "The Impact."
The co-chair of the Senate Transportation Committee is supporting a House revenue package in the Transportation budget. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
Sen. Eide: South King County sends key players to Senate (Federal Way Mirror – Inside Politics) 2/12/2013
The story below appeared in the Federal Way Mirror on Feb. 8:
As the legislative session moves into its second month, there is very little movement on the major issues confronting the state.
The word football applies to two professional teams in Washington, and fans of both will be able to show their support on the roads and highways under a bill approved by the Washington State Senate. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
Legislation proposed by Sen. Tracey Eide, D-Federal Way, would help communities crack down on copper wire and other metal theft. Senate Bill 5413, an act relating to metal theft would expand metal theft provisions relating to costs to repair physical damage, penalties, and seizure and forfeiture.
Sen. Tracey Eide, D-Federal Way, has been elected co-chair of the Senate Transportation Committee for the 2013 Legislative session. Eide has served on the Transportation Committee for more than 16 years and will be working hand-in-hand with Republican co-chair, Sen. Curtis King of Yakima.