Funding coming for bus line connecting Browne’s Addition, SCC, University District and Gonzaga | April 25, 2016
OLYMPIA – In a year full of tough negotiations and an extended session, passing a supplemental transportation budget with funding for the Spokane Central City Line was Rep. Marcus Riccelli’s (D-Spokane) top transportation priority. Last year’s transportation package included $15…
Substance Abuse Treatment Changing Under Ricky’s Law | April 20, 2016
OLYMPIA – Substance abuse and chemical dependency issues have grown in Washington, effecting families all across the state with far too many people knowing someone who suffers from drug addiction or alcoholism. Addressing substance abuse disorders is more challenging, due…
OLYMPIA – As more families and cafeterias move toward convenience in the kitchen, the art of scratch cooking and providing access to fresh fruit, vegetables, and other nutritious foods have fallen by the wayside. Now, with a rising diabetes…
Rep. McBride named a Washington Housing Hero | April 12, 2016
OLYMPIA – Rep. Joan McBride (D-Kirkland) has earned the Housing Hero Award from the Washington Low-Income Housing Alliance (WLIHA) based on her tireless work in the legislature on housing related issues. “I’m humbled by the recognition of the Washington Low-Income…
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by Washington House Democrats
Last week, the House and Senate voted to pass a budget to move forward on many of the state’s most pressing needs. Although it took a few weeks of special session to reach an agreement and finish the legislative session,...
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House Democrats again passed the state Voting Rights Act to give everyone a voice.
Washington House Democrats pass the state Voting Rights Act
While last week was a time for political showmanship for Washington Senate Republicans, House Democrats voted unanimously to pass a state Voting Rights Act. The #waVRA would ensure everyone has a voice and fair representation. Listen to Representative (and teacher) Lillian Ortiz-Self talk about why #votingrights are important for her students, and for Washington.Posted by Washington House Democrats on Monday, February 8, 2016