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11th District Telephone Town Hall

Rep. Steve Bergquist, D-11

Who: State Reps. Steve Bergquist and Zack Hudgins What: Telephone Town Hall Conversation When: 6 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Where: 11th legislative district Why: Reps. Hudgins and Bergquist want to hear directly from constituents in the 11th… READ MORE

Rep. Senn named Legislator of the Week by Fuse Washington

Rep. Tana Senn, D-41

Rep. Tana Senn earns “Legislator of the Week” Award for work on equal pay Fuse Washington named Rep. Tana Senn (D-Mercer Island) as the “Legislator of the Week” for her work to ensure equal pay for women. The state House… READ MORE

Kilduff: Let’s give every child a college savings account

Rep. Christine Kilduff, D-28

OLYMPIA—Albert Einstein said, “The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest.” A bill by Rep. Christine Kilduff (D-University Place) would unleash that power for every child in Washington state. “Every child deserves a chance to earn a college… READ MORE

Statement from Rep. Clibborn on Secretary Lynn Peterson

Rep. Judy Clibborn, D-41

House Transportation Committee Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island) has issued the following statement in response the Senate’s vote against the confirmation of WSDOT Secretary Lynn Peterson: “Today the Senate voted down the confirmation of WSDOT Secretary Lynn Petersen, three years… READ MORE

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New law would help stop hospital sticker shock

Hospital sticker shock
by Washington House Democrats

As this KING 5 story shows, even people with jobs and health coverage can get hit with surprise hospital bills. The legislation referred to in the story, House Bill 2447 by Rep. Eileen Cody (D-West Seattle), would go after the most expensive type of surprise hospital bill: emergency room visits.

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