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Joan represents the 48th Legislative District, which includes Kirkland, Redmond, Bellevue and the point cities. She formerly served as the Kirkland Mayor and on the City Council. A longtime Eastside leader, Joan has served on the boards of the Kirkland Performance Center, Friends of Youth, Kirkland Arts Center, Feet First, Together Center, Kirkland Interfaith Network, Washington Bikes, and on several local the PTAs. Prior to her service to the City of Kirkland, Joan worked in non-profit development and community relations. Joan recently married her partner of 14 years; together they enjoy a large extended family including their first grandchild.
OLYMPIA – Perfluorinated chemicals are found in fast food wrappers, microwave popcorn, and butter wrappers. They get into the food we eat, and they get into our bodies. Health concerns for these chemicals range from cancer and developmental toxicity, to...
Who: Rep Joan McBride, Rep. Vandana Slatter, and Sen. Patty Kuderer, the 48th Legislative District lawmakers representing part of eastern King County, including areas of Kirkland, Bellevue, and Redmond. What: Town hall meeting with 48th Legislative District constituents. When: 10:30...
I had a great time joining Travis Mayfield of Q13 along with my colleague Rep. Andrew Barkis, for some coffee ans a chat about what Democrats and Republicans can agree on.
OLYMPIA – Last year, the Legislature adjourned without a capital budget for the first time in history, which resulted in stalled projects and thousands of jobs lost. Today the House passed the much delayed capital budget with a 95-1 vote....
OLYMPIA – Rep. Joan McBride (D-48th, Kirkland) and Rep. Roger Goodman (D-45th, Kirkland) were honored in a ceremony Thursday, July 13, for their legislative work supporting people with developmental disabilities. Both legislators received the Arc of King County Inclusion Award...
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