Roger has led the Legislature to enact many other measures to enhance public safety  — especially to improve our preparedness and responses to emergencies and natural disasters.
In 2014 the town of Oso in Snohomish County was devastated by a massive landslide, instantly killing 43 residents, destroying a state highway and causing floods in the region.
A flaw in state law prevented local fire services from entering the disaster zone to set up emergency operations. Working with the state’s fire chiefs and fire commissioners and the Washington State Patrol, Roger sponsored and led the Legislature to pass:

Photo By: The National Guard