Bipartisan, popularly supported, and research-based proposal to help kids in jeopardy

Legislative News from Representative Ruth Kagi (D-Seattle) Bipartisan, popularly supported, and research-based proposal to help kids in jeopardy  OLYMPIA – A bipartisan proposal to change how the state serves children and families is one of the possible casualties of a... READ MORE

State government shutdown would hurt families, schools, businesses of the 1st Legislative District

OLYMPIA—A state government shutdown has never happened before in the history of Washington state. But what happens if a budget agreement isn’t reached by June 30, the end of the current fiscal year? The state House representatives from the 1st Legislative... READ MORE

Frame: State government shutdown disastrous for region

OLYMPIA — Despite two special sessions, Democrats and Republicans are no closer to a budget deal to avert a government shutdown. Negotiations have failed to result in a compromise with time running out, as the fiscal year ends on June... READ MORE

Newest House member receives committee assignments

OLYMPIA— Newly appointed to fill the 46th Legislative District seat vacated by former Rep. Jessyn Farrell earlier this month, Rep. Javier Valdez (D-Seattle), is spending time in Olympia getting updated on budget negotiations and attending his first committee meeting. “As... READ MORE

Premera will continue offering health plans in Grays Harbor

OLYMPIA—Earlier today, the Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) announced that Premera Blue Cross has decided to continue offering individual health plans in Grays Harbor County in 2018. The plans will be offered through the Health Benefit Exchange, where consumers... READ MORE

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