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Remarks by Rep. Sherry Appleton at the Bremerton vigil for Orlando Monday, June 13, 2016

Rep. Sherry Appleton, D-23

I was asked to say a few words tonight.  Here are some words that are on my mind. Newtown.  Chapel Hill.  Charleston.  Marysville.  Colorado Springs.  Killeen.  San Bernardino.  Blacksburg.  Fort Hood.  Tucson.  Aurora.  Columbine.  Oak Creek. And now . …. READ MORE

What does it take to reenter society after prison? The new Reentry Council is looking for answers.

Rep. Eric Pettigrew, D-37

What does it take to reenter society after prison? The new Reentry Council is looking for answers. OLYMPIA –Governor Jay Inslee recently appointed members to the newly created Washington Statewide Reentry Council, kicking off the work of this important group…. READ MORE

Lovick: Let’s work together to create jobs, fund our schools and fix traffic


OLYMPIA—Newly appointed Rep. John Lovick (D-Mill Creek) said he’ll work with lawmakers from both parties on problems that affect all of our families. “Education, jobs and transportation matter to everybody,” Lovick said. “Every child–rich or poor, black, white or Hispanic–deserves… READ MORE

Blake to serve on multi-state fisheries panel


OLYMPIA—Speaker of the Washington House of Representatives, Frank Chopp has appointed 19th District Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) to the Pacific Fisheries Legislative Task Force, replacing former Rep. Dean Takko. The task force, composed of lawmakers from Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon,… READ MORE

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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,... READ MORE

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Learn more about the Members of Color Caucus, which is eliminating barriers to success

Meet the Members of Color Caucus

Communities of color face unique challenges in education, employment, voting rights, the judicial system, and with many other social and economic issues. The Members of Color Caucus is working to remove barriers that limit opportunities for Washington's communities of color. Please LIKE and SHARE this video if you believe our state can do more to provide opportunity for all.

Posted by Washington House Democrats on Thursday, May 5, 2016

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