Category Archives: Marcus Riccelli
Who: State Reps. Marcus Riccelli and Timm Ormsby, and Sen. Andy Billig What: Town hall meeting When: 1 – 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2015 Where: WSU Spokane Riverpoint Campus Academic Center Auditorium, Room 20 600 N Riverpoint Blvd, Spokane For Free Parking: Park in the Orange Lot and enter 2427 into the kiosk. Why: To talk with constituents about their work in the state Legislature and the issues that matter most to them.
OLYMPIA – Seeking to promote healthy children and healthy families, Rep. Marcus Riccelli, D-Spokane, sponsored a series of bills designed to improve health care services. Those bills range from enabling health care students to provide minor medical assistance at community events like Spokane’s Hoopfest to requiring Critical Congenital Heart Disease screenings for newborns. They all passed the state House of Representatives this week unanimously. “Too often we fail to identify serious medical issues, which can result in disaster,” said Riccelli, … Continue reading
Hello from Olympia! We’re in the middle of fiscal cut-off week, the deadline for most bills to pass out of their budget committees in order to be considered this legislative session. I wanted to take a moment to talk about the Capital Budget and some of the infrastructure investments I’m trying to bring home to the 3rd District. Click on the picture above to watch a video about the projects we’re working on. The capital budget creates jobs and builds infrastructure that lays … Continue reading
Greetings from YOUR state capitol in Olympia. Today is “Cut-Off Day,” the deadline for most bills to pass out of their first committee. I’ve been working on a series of bills to keep our families healthy and ensure every kid has the same opportunity to start out strong. I’m pleased that each of these bills have passed out of committee before the cut-off deadline. House Bill 1285 would save lives by providing heart screenings for every newborn; House Bill 1365 would give equal access … Continue reading
OLYMPIA—After receiving broad bipartisan support with 65 co-sponsors in the House and 17 co-sponsors in the Senate, legislation paving the way for a Washington State University medical school has passed its first major hurdle in the state House and Senate. House Bill 1559 and Senate Bill 5487 were voted out of House and Senate higher education committees Tuesday. “I am pleased but not at all surprised by the strong show of support from the Senate Higher Education committee today,” said … Continue reading