Category Archives: Larry Springer

House Democrats Elect Rep. Larry Springer to Deputy Majority Leader

House Democratic lawmakers elected three leadership positions, including Rep. Larry Springer as Deputy Majority Leader this morning. His duties will focus on business outreach and engagement. Rep. Springer, who has owned a small business in Kirkland for over 25 years said, “I am honored to be elected to this position and excited to continue working to create jobs and promote economic growth for all Washingtonians.” For the last few sessions, Rep. Springer has hosted a weekly, open-door business meeting in … Continue reading

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So long for now!

Thank you for visiting my website! Beginning July 1, election-year restrictions are in place and I must limit outreach and external communications. Those restrictions include posting new content on our websites after June 30, so this page will be static until December. However, if you need information or have a legislative issue, please feel free to contact me with your requests and concerns and my office will return your call, email or letter promptly. Even though my legislative website will … Continue reading

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Rep. Springer hits the high mark in legislative voting record

As the 2014 Legislative Session voting records were tallied at the end of last month, State Rep. Larry Springer once again proves his dedication as an elected leader. In Rep. Springer’s ten years representing Washington’s 45th Legislative District, he has only missed two votes on the House floor out of literally thousands of opportunities. What was he doing for those two votes? Recording a video to send to his constituents as an update of the progress being made in Olympia. … Continue reading

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Springer wins Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s award for hunger advocacy

Earlier this month, at the 2014 Hunger Summit State Representative Larry Springer was awarded the “End Hunger Award” for his work in the State Legislature. Rep. Springer won the political advocacy award for his hard work to secure funding for the State Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP). EFAP provides critical financial and technical resources to food banks and other “on-the-ground” services that connect hungry families with emergency food and support services. Upon receiving the award, Rep. Springer said, “There are … Continue reading

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Rep. Springer proves government does work!

John Bagge is a caterer from Kirkland.  He works big events, sometimes two or three days in length.  And as a caterer John isn’t allowed to provide alcohol.  He came to his State Representative, Larry Springer, a fellow small business owner.  Springer thought this current situation seemed unfair and set about to make a change. Last night, in a 44-4 vote, the Senate followed the House in passing HB 2680, allowing caterers to provide alcohol at events. “One of the … Continue reading

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