Category Archives: Luis Moscoso

Snohomish lawmakers successfully add $152 million in projects to transportation package proposal

OLYMPIA—Last night the House Transportation Committee approved amended versions of both the Transportation Revenue bill, ESSB 5987, on a 17-8 vote, and the Transportation spending bill, ESSB 5988, on a 16-9 vote.  Dozens of amendments were offered in the 3.5 hour executive session; among those approved were projects and improvements sponsored by Snohomish area lawmakers Reps. Mike Sells, Lillian Ortiz-Self and Luis Moscoso, which focused specifically on the Snohomish area, totaling $152 million worth of transportation projects. “These don’t come … Continue reading

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Washington Voting Rights Act Passes House

Thursday, March 5, 2015 Washington Voting Rights Act Passes House OLYMPIA – The House of Representatives approved the Washington Voting Rights Act today with bipartisan support. The bill, sponsored by Representative Luis Moscoso (D-Mountlake Terrace), would help ensure fair and equitable elections without the need for federal intervention. “I believe that, just like 50 years ago, it is time for us to make history today,” said Moscoso. “All Washingtonians must have the opportunity to participate in local decisions.” The legislation … Continue reading

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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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