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Reps. Blake and Kretz to hold “Planning for Fire Season 2015” meeting in Brewster January 5

December 17, 2014

Rep. Brian Blake

Reps. Blake and Kretz to hold “Planning for Fire Season 2015” meeting in Brewster January 5

Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen), Chair of the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee, and Rep. Joel Kretz (R-Wauconda) will host presentations by local and state officials for the local community about preparations for the upcoming 2015 fire season on January 5th. The discussion will revolve around the roles and responsibilities of state and local agencies regarding wildfire fighting, protection of homes, evacuation orders and other areas related to fire. Special focus will be given to preparations for the next fire … Continue reading

Spring 2014 Report to the 19th District

April 29, 2014

Reps. Brian Blake and Dean Takko, and Sen. Brian Hatfield

Spring 2014 Report to the 19th District

The legislative session has concluded and it’s good to be home. We are pleased to report that, for the first time since 2009, the legislature managed to complete our work ahead of our 60-day timeline. The bipartisan supplemental budget we passed this year included some important victories for coastal communities. • $58 million for our public schools, in addition to the $1 billion we invested last year. • Over $32 million to improve our communities’ capacity to treat the mentally … Continue reading

Rep. Blake’s Legislative Update for March 7, 2014

March 7, 2014

Rep. Brian Blake

Rep. Blake’s Legislative Update for March 7, 2014

We are less than one week away from the end of this short legislative session and there is a lot to report on. First, all House & Senate passed budgets are available on fiscal.wa.gov and LEAP. Operating Budget Capital Budget Transportation Budget Watch My Video Update! In this video update I talk about the $9 million allocation for the Coastal Restoration Initiative that was included in the House Capital Budget and the $1 million Emergency Food Assistance Program allocation in … Continue reading

ASK BRIAN : Attorneys for foster kids & Fair Tenant Screeningn Act

March 5, 2014

Rep. Brian Blake

ASK BRIAN : Attorneys for foster kids & Fair Tenant Screeningn Act

Watch Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, responding to constituents emails on House Bill 1285, about attorneys for foster children and youth so their voices can be heard in court, and House Bill 2537, the Fair Tenant Screening Act.

Rep. Blake’s Legislative Update for February 25, 2014

February 25, 2014

Rep. Brian Blake

Ask Me! In Ask Me Part 3, I respond to constituent emails on early learning education, and on the privacy issues that drones may pose. A large focus of this legislative session – and most every session – is education. The Washington State Constitution is clear that providing a basic education is the paramount duty of the state. As you’ve probably heard many times, the McCleary decision has made that even clearer than ever. Just what is ‘McCleary’ anyway? It’s … Continue reading

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Rep. Brian Blake talks about the $9 million allocation for the Coastal Restoration Initiative that was included in the House Capital Budget proposal. He also talks about the $1 million Emergency Food Assistance Program allocation in the Operating Budget.


Rep. Brian Blake talks about the work he’s doing during cutoff week, including passing his trails bill and his micro-housing bill.


Rep. Brian Blake talks about the need to fund the Emergency Food Assistance Program. Currently, one in five Washingtonians are relying on food from their food bank–54 percent of those are children and seniors.

Rep. Brian Blake talks about protecting private property rights and student participation in state government.

Aug. 15, 2013 – Reps. Brian Blake and Dean Takko tour the 19th Legislative District to learn about the different ways Washingtonians get their food.

Aug. 27, 2013 – Representatives Brian Blake and Dean Takko spend an afternoon checking-up on a few bridges undergoing renovations in their district.

Grown in Washington: Tour the 19th District with Rep. Blake

2013 Report to the 19th District
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