Category Archives: Larry Seaquist

26th Legislative District Town Halls This Weekend

Reps. Larry Seaquist and Jesse Young will host a series of town hall meetings on Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22 for residents of the 26th Legislative District. Seaquist and Young will give an update on the 2014 legislative session, discuss the issues important to the 26th district, and take questions and suggestions from participants. We hope that you can attend! Friday, February 21 Gig Harbor 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Peninsula High School Auditorium 14105 Purdy Dr NW, … Continue reading

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Education Priorities

HELPING OUR UNDERPAID TEACHERS As you may have read, last week the state Supreme Court released a formal order finding that we in the legislature have not made enough progress toward fully funding state’s our basic education system.  I agree with their finding: we have made some progress, but our current budget falls way short in several areas.

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Seaquist proposes to rollback and cap Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls

State Representative Larry Seaquist is calling for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge (TNB) to be included in the gas tax deal-making. “We are paying 100% of the bridge costs,” said Seaquist. “If we are going to raise gas taxes, part of that must be used to restore simple fairness to our bridge users.” “We were the state’s tolling guinea pig,” said Seaquist. “One of the big lessons in tolling is that the cost of these mega-projects needs to be spread fairly.” … Continue reading

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Higher Ed Live Chat with Rep. Larry Seaquist

Higher Ed Chat with Rep. Larry Seaquist

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Higher Ed Live Chat with Rep. Larry Seaquist

I’d like to invite you to a Live Chat session I’ll be hosting on Monday, March 18 from noon to 1 p.m. The focus of this chat session will be higher education, so I’d like to have a dialogue with students, parents, faculty, administrators, and anyone else with an interest in higher education issues. During the live chat session, I’ll provide updates on what’s going on with higher ed in the Legislature, especially now as we begin the next phase … Continue reading

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