Published on April 21, 2017

Special Session The legislature will adjourn (Sine Die) on April 23rd. It has become clear that the legislature will need to go into overtime in order to get our work done this year. I’m very disappointed that we didn’t finish… READ MORE

Published on April 19, 2017

Transportation Budget Last week the House passed a bipartisan transportation budget that will allocate approximately $8.7 billion in much needed funding to Washington state’s transportation network. The construction portion of the budget helps maintain our transportation infrastructure, supports jobs, and… READ MORE

Published on April 17, 2017

OLYMPIA — An important protection for victims of human trafficking was passed unanimously by both chambers and is headed to the governor’s desk. The measure, which was requested by Attorney General Bob Ferguson and sponsored by Rep. Tina Orwall (D-Des… READ MORE

Published on April 13, 2017

Earlier today, the Senate unanimously concurred with the House of Representatives to pass a bipartisan measure that will help students better understand what they’re getting into when they take out a loan. The legislation, known as the Student Loan Transparency… READ MORE

Published on April 11, 2017

Capital Budget The state capital budget pays for construction projects such as school buildings, mental health facilities, and state park improvements. Last week, the House proposed a bipartisan capital budget that would create thousands of jobs, and invest a record… READ MORE

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