Category Archives: Sharon Wylie
Early this past January, the state House of Representatives jumped quickly out of the starting gate. Just a few hours into session, we passed the “DREAM Act” (SB 6523), a bipartisan step to make sure that all deserving, hard-working young people have a fair chance to go to college. This measure, long-sought here in Washington (and already on the books in many other states), became the first significant “first-day-of-session” bill in many years to pass either chamber. It is only … Continue reading
With the legislative session behind them, Representatives Sharon Wylie and Jim Moeller, and Senator Annette Cleveland will hold a town hall meeting to hear from constituents on Saturday, April 5. Saturday April 5th, 10 – noon Educational Service District 112 Conference Center 2500 NE 65th Avenue Vancouver, WA 98661 49th District constituents are encouraged to attend with questions and their feedback on the actions taken by the 2014 Legislature.
Rep. Sharon Wylie responds to constituent emails about whether or not e-cigarettes should be taxed like other tobacco products, and on the way the government goes about contracting work.
4th Graders Visiting The Capitol Students from St. Joseph’s School in Vancouver visited with me in the State Reception Room in the Legislative Building. They came well prepared with many interesting and thoughtful questions – so glad to have them visit. Thanks for coming to Olympia! I really enjoy these opportunities because spending time with kids always reinforces our top priority as lawmakers: Washington’s children. Indeed, a large focus of this legislative session – and most every session – is … Continue reading
Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver, responds to constituent emails on the minimum wage increase and on restoring home health care hours.