Rep. Brian Blake

Ask Brian 3: Police body cameras & oil trains safety

February 26, 2015

Rep. Brian Blake

Ask Brian 3: Police body cameras & oil trains safety

Watch Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) respond to constituent emails on House Bill 1910, police body cameras, and House Bill 1809 related to crew sizes on trains.

Rep. Brian Blake’s e-Newsletter for February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015

Rep. Brian Blake

Rep. Brian Blake’s e-Newsletter for February 26, 2015

Cutoffs The Legislature is already hitting the first cut-off deadlines this session. Bills that have received a public hearing and have been voted out of committee will continue through the legislative process. Friday, February 20 was the last day House policy committees could pass non-budget bills on to Rules or fiscal committees. Tomorrow, Friday, February 27 will be the last day that the fiscal committees can approve non-budgetary House bills, too. Next week we’ll be on the Floor every day … Continue reading

Ask Brian 2: Commercial fishing fees & meat inspections

February 10, 2015

Rep. Brian Blake

Ask Brian 2: Commercial fishing fees & meat inspections

Watch Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) respond to constituent emails on House Bill 1563, increasing revenue to the state wildlife account, and House Bill 1522, establishing an intrastate meat inspection program.

Ask Brian 1: Flood assistance

January 18, 2015

Rep. Brian Blake

Ask Brian 1: Flood assistance

Rep. Brian Blake talks about securing flood assistance funds from the Department of Ecology to help residents in his district with repairs due to water damage from the heavy rains earlier this year.

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

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Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) talks about the difference between policy and fiscal cutoff deadlines, his House Bill 1346, which could allow hunting in some state parks, and House Bill 2093, which he cosponsors, on how to better combat forest fires.
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Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) talks about two tough issues his committee is facing: fires and wolves. The committee is working on legislation to give the local communities and firefighters the tools they need to better address fires in the future. There’s a recovering wolf population in our state, which is causing a disproportionate impact in the northeast region of the state. The committee is working on solving the issue.
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Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) talks about a bill to criminalize the possession of ivory, a measure to promote hunter safety, the biggest challenge this session, which is funding education, and driving funds to revamp the state’s hatchery system.
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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.
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Rep. Brian Blake talks about the work he’s doing during cutoff week, including passing his trails bill and his micro-housing bill.
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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.
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Rep. Brian Blake talks about protecting private property rights and student participation in state government.
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Aug. 15, 2013 – Reps. Brian Blake and Dean Takko tour the 19th Legislative District to learn about the different ways Washingtonians get their food.
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Aug. 27, 2013 – Representatives Brian Blake and Dean Takko spend an afternoon checking-up on a few bridges undergoing renovations in their district.
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Grown in Washington: Tour the 19th District with Rep. Blake

2013 Report to the 19th District
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