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Reps. Moscoso and Walsh Unveil Bipartisan Medical Cannabis Bill

Representatives Luis Moscoso (D-Mountlake Terrace) and Maureen Walsh (R-Walla Walla) have introduced legislation to create a recognizable system of licensing and regulation for medical cannabis. House Bill 2058 is identical to legislation that passed both the House and Senate in 2011, before being largely vetoed due to concerns about federal intervention. “With the legalization of recreational marijuana and subsequent changes in federal law and enforcement, we have a real opportunity to create a better medical marijuana system for Washington,” said … Continue reading

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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. Moscoso Receives Award for Public Service

Representative Luis Moscoso, D-Mountlake Terrace, received the Tikkun Olam Award for Public Service last week at the annual meeting of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. “I believe that Washington should be a safe and welcoming community where everyone, regardless of race or religion, should be able to pursue their American Dream,” said Moscoso. “I am humbled by the recognition of my work towards making that vision a reality.” Named after the traditional Jewish concept of Tikkun Olam, or ‘repair … Continue reading

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Lawmakers urge community to stand up for neighbors

Yet again, a fiend rears its awful head. Intolerance seeded in ignorance and reaped in hate has surfaced this past year against the Islamic Center of Bothell (ICOB). Loathsome acts range from spray-paint vandalism, to the burning of an Islamic Center flag, to the destruction of Islamic books. The mosque had scheduled informational meetings around the community. Sadly, however, fear for the safety of congregation-members forced cancellation of these amiable gatherings. A good many residents of Snohomish and King counties … Continue reading

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Call for more diversity on college campuses supported

April 30, 2014 Statement from representatives of the Washington Legislature’s Members of Color Caucus in support of Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard’s call for increased diversity on campus: “Our state’s higher education system is responsible for educating students to face the challenges of our ever-changing global society. A diverse, inclusive student body helps prepare our future leaders to be productive public citizens in the real world – one comprised of people with different national, racial, religious, and cultural backgrounds. … Continue reading

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