Rep. Jessyn Farrell

Transportation community meeting tonight!

August 17, 2015

Rep. Jessyn Farrell

Transportation community meeting tonight!

I want invite you to a community meeting that I’ll be holding to discuss the recently-signed transportation revenue package. As you probably know it is a $16.1 billion package with $1 billion currently allocated to transit and other multi-modal investments, which also authorizes Sound Transit to move forward with ST3 while placing more affordable housing near Sound Transit stations. In the 46th district it will pay for projects like the Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge ($10 million), desperately needed improvements to the … Continue reading

3rd Special Session Update

July 9, 2015

Rep. Jessyn Farrell

3rd Special Session Update

Legislative Update during the 3rd (and final) Special Session It has been a busy, and sometimes frustrating, couple of months since my last newsletter. While we were able to pass an operating budget before the end of our fiscal year, and avoided a government shutdown, we are in the middle of an unprecedented third special session while some final bills get negotiated and finalized. We expect to finish our business and adjourn for the year this Friday. The budget we … Continue reading

Statement from Rep. Jessyn Farrell on the transportation revenue package

July 1, 2015

Rep. Jessyn Farrell

Rep. Jessyn Farrell, D-Seattle, has issued the following statement regarding the transportation revenue bill that passed out of the legislature early this morning: “Since being elected three years ago I have been working hard to help build a transportation package that can bring our transportation infrastructure into the 21st century. I am pleased that after a decade without significant investment in transportation, I was able to vote yes to pass a transportation revenue package out of the legislature. This measure … Continue reading

Rep. Farrell bill to improve transit coordination passes legislature

June 30, 2015

Rep. Jessyn Farrell

OLYMPIA – Today, House Bill 1842, a bill to improve the efficiency and coordination of transit in and around the Puget Sound region passed out of the legislature with unanimous support. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Jessyn Farrell, D-Seattle, Vice Chair of the House Transportation Committee. The Puget Sound region is expected to add a million new residents between now and 2040. As the region grows, the demand on the transit agencies in the region will also increase. This … Continue reading

Searching for information about oil trains running through our communities

June 15, 2015

Rep. Jessyn Farrell

A recent story from KUOW details the efforts of citizen volunteers and legislators to learn just how many trains carrying oil are passing through Washington each week. Citizen volunteers are taking matters in to their own hands and taking shifts to count all the trains as they pass by their communities. In Olympia, Rep. Jessyn Farrell has championed oil train safety legislation for two sessions, passing a bill to implement some transparency measures this year. Here is an excerpt from the KUOW report – “Washington … Continue reading

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Reps. Jerry Pollet and Jessyn Farrell at a town hall meeting
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Rep. Jessyn Farrell with transportation advocates
Reps. Jerry Pollet and Jessyn Farrell at a town hall meeting
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Reps. Jerry Pollet and Jessyn Farrell at a town hall meeting