Category Archives: Sharon Wylie

Wylie takes on new responsibility on economic development and international relations

State Representative Sharon Wylie was recently appointed to the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations (LCEDIR). While this is a new responsibility for Wylie, her more than 25 years of management, government relations and leadership experience in business, non-profit and government make her an ideal fit for this position. “I am excited and looking forward to working on ways to help businesses thrive here at home, while also strengthening trade opportunities to continue placing Washington-made goods in the … Continue reading

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Cleveland, Moeller, Wylie: “Transportation revenue package good for the state, includes projects for 49th LD”

The Washington State Legislature passed a 16-year, $16.2 billion transportation revenue package that invests in transportation infrastructure projects across the state through an 11.9 cent gas tax, motor vehicle fees, and bonds. The package is expected to create more than 150,000 jobs. Sen. Annette Cleveland, Rep. Jim Moeller, and Rep. Sharon Wylie, of Vancouver, issued the following statement: “The transportation revenue package that passed today will make critical infrastructure investments and will help improve mobility throughout our state. “The revenue … Continue reading

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Legislature sends both “revenge porn” bills to the governor

OLYMPIA—Justice for victims of “revenge porn” is on the horizon once Governor Inslee signs a couple of bills that received unanimous votes in both chambers. House Bill 2160, sponsored by Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver) will provide for civil liability against any person who intentionally and without consent distributes an intimate image of another person. The other legislation, House Bill 1272, sponsored by Rep. Vincent Buys (R-Lynden), creates the crime of disclosing intimate images as a gross misdemeanor on the first … Continue reading

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49th District Town Hall on Monday, June 15 at the library

Representatives Sharon Wylie and Jim Moeller, and Senator Annette Cleveland will hold a town hall meeting on Monday, June 15th, from 6 to 8pm at the Columbia Room of the Vancouver Community Library located at 901 C Street Vancouver, 98660. The lawmakers will provide an update on what has been going on in Olympia regarding budget negotiations, as well as other issues of importance to the people of Vancouver. 49th District constituents are encouraged to attend with questions and their … Continue reading

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Ask Sharon 6: Payday Lending & Barrel Tax

Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver) responds to constituent emails on the payday lending bill (SB 5899) and on the barrel tax included in the oil train safety bill passed on Friday, April 24, before adjourning Sine Die. She also informs constituents that lawmakers will be starting a special session on April 30 to continue working on an agreement for the budget.  

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