Published on February 19, 2016

OLYMPIA – Sen. Jeannie Darneille, Rep. Laurie Jinkins, and Rep. Jake Fey have asked the City of Tacoma to broaden the scope of its environmental review process for Northwest Innovation Works’ proposed methanol plant at the Port of Tacoma. In… READ MORE

Published on January 19, 2016

OLYMPIA – The House Judiciary Committee is holding public hearings on five gun-related bills this Thursday, Jan. 21. Rep. Laurie Jinkins (D – Tacoma) chairs the House Judiciary Committee and is sponsoring the Extreme Risk Protection Orders bill, which would… READ MORE

Published on January 13, 2016

OLYMPIA – Rep. Laurie Jinkins (D – Tacoma) has introduced responsible gun legislation to help Washington families and law enforcement officers intervene to potentially prevent acts of gun violence. With Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs), family members or law enforcement… READ MORE

Published on January 12, 2016

As legislators reconvene in Olympia Monday for what is sure to be a challenging session, it’s tempting to throw up our hands and say let’s just focus on the bare minimum to get through the session rather than tackling some… READ MORE

Published on November 23, 2015

OLYMPIA – Today a group of 18 House Democrats sent a letter to Governor Inslee commending his leadership in the potential resettlement of thousands of families and orphans from war-torn Syria. The letter also comes as a response to a… READ MORE

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