Category Archives: June Robinson

2014 Legislative Report to the 38th District

We finished our business on time this year, adjourning just before midnight on the 60th day. The most-publicized matter before us was finding a compromise on the supplemental operating budget. We reached agreement on a modest no-new-taxes budget that protects our safety net and makes some significant investments, such as: • Funding to make services available for 5,000 more people with developmental disabilities. • $11.7 million in additional funding for desperately needed mental health services. • $58 million in extra … Continue reading

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Robinson back home, opens in-district office

Having struck compromise gold on a supplemental operating budget and some other prickly issues, the 2014 Legislature adjourned on time last week. State Rep. June Robinson  is happily back home in the 38th Legislative District now. She’s getting reacquainted with family and friends, not to mention revisiting sights and sounds in Everett, Marysville, and Tulalip. Robinson and her legislative assistant, Jordan Smith, have already opened a district office in Everett City Hall. The address is 2930 Wetmore Avenue, Suite 9C-2, … Continue reading

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United States Navy Day 2014

State Rep. June Robinson and other legislators recently joined in commemorating Navy Day 2014 in the Washington State House of Representatives. In the Monday morning, March 10, celebration of the Navy, Robinson emphasized that Naval Station Everett is a huge and influential part of everyday life in Snohomish County. The Everett lawmaker spoke in support of a House “floor resolution” proclaiming Navy Day. Rear Admiral Bette Bolivar, shown here to Robinson’s left, was one of the naval women and men … Continue reading

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Robinson wins final OK for measure for detention-center students

It’s on to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk for a school-accountability and government-efficiency measure sponsored by Rep. June Robinson to: Improve education for at-risk youngsters. Reduce costs for school districts. Robinson’s proposal, House Bill 2276, would allow the state’s Educational Service Districts (ESDs) — including Northwest ESD No. 189 — to contract directly with a county for education services for students residing in a county’s detention center. Existing state law directs that such a contract must be drawn up between the … Continue reading

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Robinson works to secure funding for WSU University Center

Calling the program “particularly important to the aerospace cluster in the Paine Field area,” a new state legislator is working to round up more financial support for the University Center of North Puget Sound — Washington State University’s growing high-tech site in North Everett. “If we can enhance our Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) offerings in that area, it will be a boon to our state’s efforts to keep high-paying engineering and skills jobs in the region,” Rep. June … Continue reading

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