Category Archives: Eric Pettigrew

Rep. Pettigrew – inspiring teens to pursue higher education!

Today, Rep. Pettigrew gave the keynote at Eastern Washington University‘s Get Connected  Event. The conference puts underrepresented high school students on college campuses, examining career options and talking with other students in similar situations. Several hundred teens came out on their lunch to hear Rep. Pettigrew’s inspiring advice! Sharing his story with them, Rep. Pettigrew discussed  six ideas that transformed his life – taking him from academic struggles and adversity to a local and state business and community leader.

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House Democrats select leaders for 2015-16

The House Democratic Caucus met in Olympia today and selected a number of leaders for the next Legislature. Frank Chopp (Seattle): House Speaker-designate Pat Sullivan (Covington): Majority Leader Eric Pettigrew (Seattle): Majority Caucus Chair Kevin Van De Wege (Sequim): Majority Whip Kris Lytton (Anacortes): Majority Floor Leader The remaining members of the HDC Leadership team, including the Speaker pro tem-designate, will be elected at a future date. The Speaker-designate and Speaker pro tem-designate must be elected by the entire House … Continue reading

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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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