OLYMPIA – The use of deadly force by police officers has raised alarm across the country, and Washington is taking a proactive step to address concerns from local communities. Recognized for his work as chair of the House Public Safety Committee,…
Lovick appointed to education and budget committees | June 28, 2016
OLYMPIA—Lawmakers have voted to appoint Rep. John Lovick (D-Mill Creek) to the two committees at the heart of the challenge facing Washington state: how to fully fund our public schools. “There’s nothing more important to our economy and our future…
Capitol Ideas: Rep. Brian Blake interview | June 27, 2016
On June 24, Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) was interviewed by the House Democratic Caucus Broadcast Coordinator, Dan Frizzell, for Capitol Ideas. Rep. Blake talked about jobs, fisheries, the timber industry, clean environmental policies, water quality, and manufacturing. To listen to…
Remarks by Rep. Sherry Appleton at the Bremerton vigil for Orlando Monday, June 13, 2016 | June 15, 2016
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 . ….
Investing in Washington
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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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