Published on January 27, 2016

There are some big issues in the legislature this session, but none so important as education. Click the video below to learn more about what I’m working on in Olympia, including legislation to improve outcomes for homeless students modeled after… READ MORE

Published on January 19, 2016

The House Appropriations Committee heard legislation from Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) to help equip schools and students with the tools they need to combat youth homelessness. The hearing was packed with supporters of the legislation. “We can’t expect kids to… READ MORE

Published on September 22, 2015

In this newsletter: Welcome Letter A Budget for Washington Prioritizing Our Students: Early Learning to Higher Education Updates to Mental Health Policy and Funding Investing in Transportation Building a Better Washington Conversation Hours Welcome Letter Dear friends, With the conclusion… READ MORE

Published on June 9, 2015

Keeping our Promises in Transportation Much of the focus during special session has been on the difficult negotiations over the operating budget. However, I have good news to report on another issue I have been working on that is very… READ MORE

Published on May 27, 2015

With a bipartisan 74-20 vote, the House of Representatives passed a 2015-17 transportation budget that has been agreed to by the Senate. The maintenance level budget continues the work already in progress on projects across the state. “This budget is… READ MORE

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