Category Archives: Judy Clibborn

Election-year restrictions are in effect

Thank you for visiting my website. As you may know, this is an election year and we are required to follow legislative ethics rules to ensure state resources are not used for campaign purposes. These election-year restrictions include posting updates on my activity to this website. Just because it’s an election year doesn’t mean I stop working for you though. If you need information or have a legislative issue, please don’t hesitate to get in-touch with me via e-mail or … Continue reading

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Rep. Clibborn, state leaders gear up for transportation bus tour

State transportation leaders will travel by bus to see firsthand key rail-centered projects and attend briefings by state and local officials, following a June 17 joint transportation meeting in Spokane. “We’re going to be touring many small communities whose focus is rail. The goods they move by freight have a huge impact on Washington’s economy. I’m looking forward to meeting with local officials to find out what we can do in Olympia to ensure they can get things to market … Continue reading

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House unveils supplemental transportation budget

House Democrats released their 2014 supplemental transportation budget Thursday morning, proposing minor changes to the biennial budget established last year. “The health of our economy is directly linked to our transportation system,” said House Transportation Committee Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island). “This supplemental budget is full of small, but meaningful, changes that will help us support our existing transportation infrastructure and plan for the years ahead.” The majority of the changes aim to address issues of immediate need. $12.9 million … Continue reading

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Statement from Rep. Judy Clibborn on the latest Senate Republican Transportation Proposal

House Transportation Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island) has issued the following statement in response to the most recent transportation revenue package proposal released by Senator King: “The House and Senate made significant progress towards a bipartisan transportation investment package last year. Unfortunately this new proposal discards many items we agreed upon and puts new, ideological ideas on the table. Countless hours of negotiations have been undone and we are left more distant than we were when the year ended. “Furthermore, … Continue reading

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Transportation hearing highlights challenges to economic competitiveness

The Joint Transportation Committee met Wednesday at Sound Transit’s Union Station to hear testimony on the status of Washington’s ports and transportation systems, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing both entities. “We heard today from industry leaders of all stripes about the importance of being able to move their goods quickly and efficiently, both across the state and to markets overseas,” said House Transportation Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island). “Washington’s short- and long-term economic competitiveness rests on our … Continue reading

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