Category Archives: Jim Moeller
“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
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.
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
Statement from Rep. Jim Moeller on House passage of Reproductive Health Act and Equal Pay Opportunity Act
“Women make decisions every day for themselves and their families: How to handle difficult situations in the workplace, priorities for the household budget, managing the family’s educational and medical needs. Why would we limit their choice when it comes to their own health care decisions? It makes no sense. We should trust women on the issue of reproductive health just like we trust them on every other decision they make. All health care decisions, including this one, need to remain … Continue reading
“Today, the Washington House of Representatives passed landmark legislation that addresses the growing concerns over the safety of our railroad lines and the transportation of oil. I am proud to have cast my vote in support of the Oil Train Transportation Safety Act. Oil is shipped throughout the United States every day and pipelines and railways are susceptible to different risks, including train derailment and leaking oil, which the public deserves to know about—before a train comes through their neighborhood. … Continue reading