Category Archives: Larry Springer

Springer bill to increase affordable housing becomes law

OLYMPIA – This weekend, after a long legislative session Gov. Inslee signed House Bill 1223, sponsored by Rep. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland, that will increase affordable housing near transit in King County. “For too many hard-working Moms and Dads in King County, the American Dream is out of reach,” said Springer.  “Thousands of families have simply been priced out of the market and are forced to live hours from their work. This bill will help more Washingtonians find safe, affordable places … Continue reading

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Gov. Inslee signs Springer bill to help students

OLYMPIA – Rep. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland knows good wine and good public policy. And also he knows that in order to make good wine, or good beer or good spirits for that matter, you must be able to taste them. That’s why he championed House Bill 1004, to allow alcohol tasting for students at colleges or universities in our state training in specifically related degree programs. Today, Governor Inslee signed House Bill 1004 into law. “As a local wine shop … Continue reading

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Statement from Rep. Larry Springer on the House Democratic Budget Proposal

“This budget is good for children, good for families, and good for our economy. It’s responsible and meets our funding obligations. If we do not make investments we cannot get a return on investment. So we make significant investments in early learning, ensuring every child has the opportunity to succeed, in K-12 fulfilling our constitution obligation, and in higher education, allowing more students to afford college. This budget reduces some of the worst cuts we’ve made to our safety net … Continue reading

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House passes Springer bill to increase affordable housing in King County

OLYMPIA – Last night, in a vote of 63-35 the House passed House Bill 1223, sponsored by Rep. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland. “There are not enough affordable homes in the Puget Sound area,” said Springer. “And for too many hard-working Moms and Dads in King County, the American Dream is out of reach. Every worker, no matter their net worth, deserves to have a home that isn’t hours from where they work. This bill will help more Washingtonians find an affordable … Continue reading

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Listen to the 45th District Telephone Town Hall

Last week Representatives Goodman and Springer hosted the State Legislature’s first telephone town hall of the year. Under the format, thousands of constituents received a phone call just after 6pm and had the opportunity to have a live conversation with Representatives Goodman and Springer, and listen to questions from their friends and neighbors. Hundreds of people participated and the representatives answered questions on education, healthcare, public safety and transportation. You can listen to the whole event here. Click to download … Continue reading

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