KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Senator Sharon Brown has officially filed to retain her State Senate Seat in the
8th Legislative District.
Brown was unanimously selected by
Benton County Commissioners last January to replace the Senate seat vacated by
former State Senator Jerome Delvin.
Delvin resigned his Senate seat to assume his full-time responsibilities
as a newly elected County Commissioner.
Senator Brown is endorsed by all 22 of her
fellow Republican Senators, as well as Coalition Caucus Leader Rodney Tom
(D-Medina) and Coalition Caucus Member and Senate President Pro Tem Tim Sheldon
(D-Shelton), and endorsed by former gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi.
her appointment in January, Senator Brown has promoted fiscal responsibility
in state government, advocating for a balanced budget that does not increase
She has also focused on legislation
to reduce regulatory burdens on small businesses, and introduced legislation to
make common sense changes to renewable energy laws that are driving up utility
rates in Tri-Cities.