Published on February 23, 2017

Day of Remembrance and standing up to federal executive orders On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. That order resulted in 120,000 Japanese Americans and people of Japanese descent being sent to incarceration camps. They received… READ MORE

Published on June 13, 2016

What does it take to reenter society after prison? The new Reentry Council is looking for answers. OLYMPIA –Governor Jay Inslee recently appointed members to the newly created Washington Statewide Reentry Council, kicking off the work of this important group…. READ MORE

Published on June 2, 2016

June 2, 2016 Legislative news from Rep. Eric Pettigrew Every two years, the Early Learning Action Alliance presents awards to legislators who are leaders and champions for early learning in the legislature. Rep. Eric Pettigrew (D-Seattle) has been selected by… READ MORE

Published on May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 Readying young people for careers in maritime industries SEATTLE – Today Representative Eric Pettigrew (D-Seattle) joined Port of Seattle Commissioners and maritime businesses to launch a new internship program that will prepare high school students for careers… READ MORE

Published on May 13, 2016

Dear neighbors, The 2016 legislative session recently ended. We accomplished some significant policy changes and adopted a budget that, while falling short of what I would have liked, invests in many of the urgent issues facing our state. The final… READ MORE

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