Rep. Jessyn Farrell

Rep. Jessyn Farrell’s statement on House Appropriations Committee approval of minimum wage bill

February 19, 2015

Rep. Jessyn Farrell

Rep. Jessyn Farrell’s statement on House Appropriations Committee approval of minimum wage bill

“I applaud the House Appropriations Committee for their support of a fair wage for Washington’s workers. Today’s minimum wage is not enough for a family to make ends meet. “An honest day’s work should be rewarded with a fair wage. The stock market has seen record highs, corporate profits have never been better, but the benefits of the economic recovery has not reached our working class. The income gap between the rich and the poor continues to grow. “By raising … Continue reading

Rep. Jessyn Farrell’s statement on HB 1449: The Oil Transportation Safety Act

February 17, 2015

Rep. Jessyn Farrell

Rep. Jessyn Farrell’s statement on HB 1449: The Oil Transportation Safety Act

“I was disappointed, but unsurprised at the news out of West Virginia yesterday. At this point, with derailments almost weekly, and the sheer amount of crude being brought into some of Washington’s most populous communities by rail, we simply need to know more about what is coming through our back yards. We must do all we can to prevent these kinds of disasters. “Today’s passage of the Oil Transportation Safety Act out of the House Environment Committee is a positive … Continue reading

Bills to raise minimum wage, require paid sick days introduced in Olympia

January 20, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Bills to raise minimum wage, require paid sick days introduced in Olympia

The Seattle Times By Walker Ornstein OLYMPIA — Washington already has the highest minimum wage of any state in the country, but a packed hearing room at the Capitol was filled with supporters of a new minimum-wage bill saying it’s just not high enough. “Income inequality is as  bad as it has been since my grandmother was a small girl in 1929,” said Rep. Jessyn Farrell, D-Seattle. “We know that we can do better than that.” The bills sponsored by … Continue reading

Minimum wage, paid sick and safe leave bills introduced in Legislature

January 15, 2015

Rep. Jessyn Farrell

Minimum wage, paid sick and safe leave bills introduced in Legislature

OLYMPIA – A group of lawmakers in Olympia introduced bills that would work toward ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed by raising the state’s minimum wage and requiring some employers to provide sick and safe leave to their employees. Bills introduced by Rep. Jessyn Farrell (D – Seattle) and Sen. Pramila Jayapal (D – Seattle) would raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour over the course of four years. After that, the wage would again be tied to the … Continue reading

Greetings from the 46th Legislative District

December 30, 2014

Rep. Jessyn Farrell

Greetings from the 46th Legislative District

Hello!!! We are just a few weeks away from the 2015 legislative session, and I wanted to touch base with you and let you know what I was working on, and make sure that you were invited to our 46th District Town Hall (see details below).  As an AmeriCorps alum, it was an honor to speak at their 20th Anniversary event Bills I Will Be Sponsoring Transit Funding and Reform: As you know, I am passionate about mass transit and … Continue reading

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2014 Legislative Update


Rep. Farrell discusses transportation with TVW.


Rep. Farrell on TVW discussing the Working Connections Child Care program.


Rep. Jessyn Farrell holds a press conference on her proposal to raise the state’s minimum wage for adult workers.

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