Category Archives: Eric Pettigrew

Election Year Restrictions

Thank you for visiting my website. Beginning July 1, election-year restrictions are in place and I must limit outreach and external communications. Those restrictions include posting new content on our websites after June 30. This page will be frozen until December. If you need information or have a question or concern, please feel free to contact me with your requests and concerns and my office will return your call, email or letter promptly. Even though my legislative website will remain … Continue reading

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Successful conversation hour!

Last week, Rep. Pettigrew hosted his first conversation hour at Eastern Cafe in the International District in Seattle. Eastern Cafe is a spacious, two-story, sunlit cafe serving crepes, gelato, sandwiches and coffee.  It was the perfect venue for Rep. Pettigrew to sit down with constituents in a casual setting so they could discuss their questions and concerns about local issues. The event was a great success!  The owner of Eastern Cafe, I-Miun Lu, told Rep. Pettigrew about a recent neighborhood … Continue reading

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Rep. Pettigrew to Host Conversation Hour!

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Rep. Pettigrew Making News!

Recently, State Rep. Eric Pettigrew met with Sabrina Register of Comcast Newsmakers at Seattle City Hall. Sabrina and Rep. Pettigrew chatted about his Capitol Budget proviso from the 2014 legislative session.  The proviso secured funding to preserve historic buildings in International District and Pioneer Square areas of Seattle. Rep. Pettigrew discussed the importance of preserving our state’s history.  Many older buildings across our state need repairs in order to keep them safe.  With an investment from the state we can … Continue reading

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Call for more diversity on college campuses supported

April 30, 2014 Statement from representatives of the Washington Legislature’s Members of Color Caucus in support of Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard’s call for increased diversity on campus: “Our state’s higher education system is responsible for educating students to face the challenges of our ever-changing global society. A diverse, inclusive student body helps prepare our future leaders to be productive public citizens in the real world – one comprised of people with different national, racial, religious, and cultural backgrounds. … Continue reading

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