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Legislative Update from Rep. Jim Moeller

Newspapers across the state agree: Senate budget is WRONG for Washington (Click the image above to share on Facebook!) In the last week, as we have been reading and detailing the problems with the Republican-led Senate budget, newspapers across the state have been doing the same thing. There are a number of major problems with the Republican proposal, starting with its reliance on budget gimmicks and one-time fund transfers while claiming to be a balanced and sustainable budget. According to … Continue reading

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Rep. Moeller Legislative Update: House and Senate budget comparisons

Hi folks, In the last few weeks I’ve shared with you information about the three separate budgets the Legislature passes: the Operating budget, the Capital budget and the Transportation budget. The House has passed two of these budgets, the Capital and the Operating budgets. The Capital budget provides funds for local projects, like food banks and parks. I am very excited about the projects from the 49th District that were included this year. We received funds to create a Clark … Continue reading

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Rep. Jim Moeller Statement on House Budget Proposal

“I believe strongly in a Washington that looks toward the future. This is a state that should be able to meet its constitutional obligation to fully fund basic education, which should be able to help those who are ill and in need of care, keeps taxes low and keeps the path to prosperity clear and free of roadblocks. Unfortunately, that is not the Washington we live in today. For years we have suffered from an unfair tax structure that places … Continue reading

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Join Rep. Moeller and 49th LD lawmakers for telephone town hall meeting

Who: State Reps. Jim Moeller and Sharon Wylie and State Sen. Annette Cleveland What: Telephone town hall for the 49th Legislative District When: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2015 Where: The 49th Legislative District via telephone. Dial in with this number 1-877-229-8493 and enter the pin 18646 Why: To hear from constituents about what issues matter most to the district and for the legislators to talk about the work they’ve done so far this session.

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Rep. Moeller Legislative Update: The Cutoff Process and What Comes Next

There are a series of deadlines that we have to meet during the session. One of those deadlines is the House of Origin Cutoff. In order to survive this deadline, House bills must be passed out of the House and sent to the Senate before the cutoff deadline and vice versa for Senate bills. That deadline passed last week at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11. In the days leading up to the cutoff deadline, my colleagues and I have … Continue reading

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