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Funding coming for bus line connecting Browne’s Addition, SCC, University District and Gonzaga

Rep. Marcus Riccelli, D-3

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… READ MORE

Substance Abuse Treatment Changing Under Ricky’s Law

Gov. Jay Inslee with Ricky Garcia, inspiration behind Ricky's Law HB 1713, and his best friend Lauren Davis, who worked with prime sponsor Rep. Eileen Cody to pass the bill into law.

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… READ MORE

Spokane Representative’s “Apple a Day” Provides Funding for Local Schools

3rd District, Spokane, WA. Stevens Elementary.

  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… READ MORE

Rep. McBride named a Washington Housing Hero

Legislative Support Services

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… READ MORE

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Investing in Washington

This is why we're here
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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House Democrats are fighting to rebuild the middle class in Washington state.

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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

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