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Sen. Pam Roach files for reelection

State Sen. Pam Roach (R-Auburn) filed for reelection to the Senate on June 7, the first day of filing.

“The economy is the most pressing issue facing our state right now," said Roach, R-Auburn. “We need to make it easier for businesses to prosper and stay in business. There is a “job drain” when companies leave the state or are threatened with closure.”

Roach earned a 100-percent rating from the Association of Washington Business. She has been endorsed in her reelection by Pierce County Master Builders, King County Association of Realtors, state veterinarians and local business leaders.

Roach also also been endorsed by unions including the Washington Federation of State Employees who cited her work to save Rainier School, the King County Police Officers Guild, the Washington State Patrol Troopers Association, and Valley Professional Fire Fighters.

Many local civic leaders have also endorsed Pam Roach. They include: Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis, former Auburn Mayor Chuck Booth, Bonney Lake Mayor Neil Johnson, Edgewood Mayor Jeff Hogan, Enumclaw Mayor Liz Reynolds and many city council and school board members.

“I work hard for the people in the district and their issues,” Roach said.

Roach began the efforts that saved Lake Tapps, kept sex predators from being sited in residential Auburn, and led efforts to stop unnecessary tax increases proposed by a hospital annexation.

Roach is currently working to save Rainier School from closure.

Working for open, responsive and constitutional government are goals Roach will continue to persue.

Roach is having a campaign BBQ and rally from 1-3 p.m. July 24. The location is the family farm which is on the Green Valley Road near Flaming Geyser Park.

Confirmed attendees of the event are: Attorney General Rob McKenna, Justice Richard Sanders, U.S. Senate candidate Dino Rossi, King County Council Members Pete von Reichbauer and Reagan Dunn, Pierce County Council Member Shawn Bunny, and activist Tim Eyman.

The public may obtain tickets to the BBQ and rally by contacting pamroach@comcast.net.

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