Category Archives: Sharon Wylie

House passes “revenge porn” bill unanimously

A measure that would allow victims of revenge porn to seek civil liability was passed on a unanimous vote by the House of Representatives yesterday. House Bill 2160 would provide for civil liability against any person who intentionally and without consent distributes an intimate image of another person. “People are very seriously harmed when they become victims of revenge porn,” said Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver), the bill’s prime sponsor.  “Images on the Internet can live forever. They can affect somebody’s … Continue reading

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Ask Sharon 4: affordable health care coverage & oil trains

Watch Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver) respond to constituent emails on affordable health care coverage, and on House Bill 1449, the Oil Transportation Safety Now bill, which she is hoping gets bipartisan support on the Floor.

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Wylie on TVW’s “Inside Olympia” on Feb 19

Inside Olympia’s Austin Jenkins invited Rep. Sharon Wylie on the show to get her take on marijuana legislation discussed in the Legislature this year.

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Ask Sharon 3: Health care + mental health, & vaccinations for children

Watch Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver) responding to constituent emails on funding for health care, including mental health, and on her stand on vaccines for children.  

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Rep. Sharon Wylie’s e-Newsletter for February 9, 2015

We are starting week 5 of the 15 week 2015 legislative session. I prime sponsored 15 bills and 11 have been heard already or are scheduled for hearings this week. I chaired some very long testimony on medical cannabis and proposed regulation of the recreational cannabis market in the Commerce Committee. My prime sponsored bills can be viewed, along with staff reports and any fiscal impacts, through the Washington State Legislature web site. __________________________________________________________ Tax Loopholes As many of you … Continue reading

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