Federal Way Lawmaker Pushes for Public Safety Improvements

OLYMPIA – The House of Representatives passed a Capital Budget last week that will spend millions in Federal Way, from infrastructure improvements to public safety investments. Rep. Mike Pellicciotti (D-Federal Way), a former prosecutor for South King County, pushed for... READ MORE

Legislature passes bill to help forest landowners improve fish habitat

OLYMPIA—A bipartisan measure that will streamline a process for opening new habitat for endangered salmon and other aquatic species has been sent to Governor Inslee.  House Bill 1275, sponsored by Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) passed both chambers with unanimous support.... READ MORE

Washington moves forward to expand dual language programs

OLYMPIA—This afternoon, the Legislature passed House Bill 1445, sponsored by Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self (D-Mukilteo), designed to expand dual language programming in Washington state. This legislation aims to grow dual language programs that can help close the academic opportunity gap, foster positive identity... READ MORE

Legislature passes bill to protect human trafficking victims

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

House and Senate pass Ryu legislation to help truckers

OLYMPIA–The House concurred with Senate amendments to a bill which will make it easier for truckers and the businesses who rely upon them. House Bill 1273 will align Washington’s state statute with federal standards. These standards recently changed and federal rules... READ MORE

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