Published on March 20, 2017

I am sure you have heard or read news lately detailing the occurrence of hate crime or hate speech. Last week Aneelah Afzali, Executive Director of the American Muslim Empowerment Network, joined me to discuss the anxiety and fear currently… READ MORE

Published on March 20, 2017

Who: State Representatives Jessyn Farrell and Gerry Pollet, together with State Senator David Frockt What: Telephone town hall meeting When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Where: Calls will go out to thousands of homes throughout the… READ MORE

Published on March 9, 2017

On March 8, 2017, the state House of Representatives passed the Equal Pay Opportunity Act, which aims to close the gender pay gap in Washington state by prohibiting pay secrecy policies and banning retaliation against workers that ask for equal… READ MORE

Published on March 7, 2017

OLYMPIA – Legislators in the state House of Representatives voted today to advance legislation that strengthens current distracted driving laws and supports law enforcement protecting the public from dangerous habits behind the wheel. Rep. Jessyn Farrell, D-Seattle, has pushed the… READ MORE

Published on March 7, 2017

OLYMPIA – Described during floor debate as “the pre-eminent patient safety bill of the session,” a measure guaranteeing meal and rest breaks for nurses passed the House today. It would provide for uninterrupted meal and rest breaks, and prohibit the… READ MORE

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