Welcome to my website. Please feel free to check back here for latest news and updates on what is happening in Olympia during the legislative season.
Born and raised in Port Angeles, Jake’s experience in the YMCA Youth and Government program pointed him early on toward a life of public service. He was the first in his family to attend college, earning a BA in political science from the University of Washington and then an MPA from the University of Puget Sound.
Jake’s community involvement and professional life have always focused on the legacy we’ll leave for future generations. Big Brothers/Big Sisters and other youth programs are among his top priorities.
His leadership skills have been established in managing an alternative-energy and energy-efficiency program with Washington State University, coordinating community-volunteer efforts on the Sound Transit and Pierce Transit Boards, and working on the Pierce County Public Health Board.
He has also served as vice chair of the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, and as Tacoma’s deputy mayor.
Jake has lived in Tacoma for more than 30 years. He has two children and two grandkids.
Urgent action needed on school funding! The House of Representatives voted on its first bill of the 2017 Legislative session today – HB 1059. You may have heard this referred to as the “Levy Cliff” bill. In short, public schools...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 House Passes Compromise Supplemental Transportation Budget New investments in maintenance, I-405, and State Patrol officers OLYMPIA – With a bipartisan 86-10 vote, the House of Representatives has approved the 2016 supplemental transportation budget. The negotiated compromise...
Friday, March 4, 2016 Senate Approves Rep. Fey Legislation to Help Homeless Students OLYMPIA – Legislation sponsored by Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) to help combat student homelessness by providing additional resources to schools and communities was approved by the Senate...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 House Approves Rep. Fey’s State Patrol Bill Strong bipartisan support for officer recruitment and retention OLYMPIA – With a 85-12 vote, the House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) to help the...
Dear Friends, We are more than halfway through this year’s short legislative session. While many bills did not make it past the important cutoff points, several of my priority pieces of legislation are still moving through the process. Check out...
Check out the rest of my videos by clicking here.
My video playlist:
PO Box 40600
Transportation (Vice Chair)
Technology & Economic Development
For Press Inquiries:
For broadcast-quality audio or TV/radio interviews:
Dan Frizzell, Broadcast Coordinator