Category Archives: Jake Fey
Tuesday marked the House of Origin cut-off, which means that bills originating in the Senate must be passed to the House and vice versa. Otherwise they are dead for this year – unless, of course, the bill is related to the budget. Town hall meeting this Saturday! Come and join Senator Jeannie Darneille, Representative Laurie Jinkins, and me as we host a mid-session town hall to discuss issues important to the 27th Legislative District. Get an update on the legislative … Continue reading
27th District Legislators Senator Jeannie Darneille, Representative Laurie Jinkins and Representative Jake Fey will give a mid-legislative session update and answer questions from constituents on issues important to them. Here are the details: What: District Town Hall When: Saturday, February 22, 10am-12pm Where: Jason Lee Middle School Cafeteria, 602 North Sprague Ave, Tacoma Residents of the district are encouraged to attend and let legislator know what matters to them this legislative session. Doors open and sign-in begins at 9:30.
Our busy third week of session ended on a particularly high note – we recognized the men and women of Washington’s National Guard in both the House and Senate Friday. It’s a very moving experience to meet some of the Guard’s 8400 citizen-soldiers and airmen who do so much for our state. I had the particular honor of giving a speech in support of the House resolution and getting a chance to recognize one of the many heroes who serve … Continue reading
Priorities for 2014 The New Year brought with it new committee assignments, and I am excited to get to work. In addition to the House Transportation Committee and House Environment Committee, which I served on last year, I will be sitting on the House Education Committee and House Technology & Economic Development Committee this session. Here are some of the important policies I will be working on this year: In the Education Committee, which handles everything related to our K-12 … Continue reading
Joint Town Hall: Filled to Capacity Over the weekend, Sen. Jeannie Darneille, Rep. Laurie Jinkins, and I hosted a joint town hall meeting at Jason Lee Middle School. The local turn out was absolutely amazing and extra seats had to be made available to handle it. There were over 200 people in attendance! Our community continues to encourage me through strong engagement with and commitment to civic life. The topics brought up ranged from expanding and increasing quality of mental … Continue reading