Rep. Chris Reykdal

2015 Legislative Summary

August 10, 2015

Rep. Chris Reykdal

2015 Legislative Summary

I don’t really even know where to begin. I’ll keep it simple. This is my annual end of session email to share what we achieved and didn’t achieve. It was a record long session with some really good outcomes, and of course, some things that didn’t get resolved. Our district is the heart and soul of public service in the State of Washington, so against that backdrop we did pretty darn well. No more major cuts to critical programs! And … Continue reading

Two minutes will change your mind about high-stakes testing

July 3, 2015

Rep. Chris Reykdal

Two minutes will change your mind about high-stakes testing

Five minutes could restore the hopes and dreams of 2,000 career and college-bound students. By Rep. Chris Reykdal (D-Tumwater) I hope you are spending some quality time with your friends and family this beautiful holiday weekend in the Pacific Northwest. The Legislature should have completed its work by now, but unfortunately, we aren’t finished. If I had to guess, continued legislative squabbling is the last thing on your mind right now. But for 2,000 high school seniors in Washington, their … Continue reading

House Democrats announce support for Dr. Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine

June 23, 2015

Washington House Democrats

OLYMPIA – Following the tragic loss of Dr. Elson S. Floyd, President of Washington State University, students and leaders across the state have rallied around the idea of naming the WSU medical school in his honor. In that spirit, State Representatives Sam Hunt, Chris Reykdal, Timm Ormsby, and Marcus Riccelli sponsored legislation to honor Dr. Floyd’s memory by naming the future WSU Medical School after him. The driving force behind the creation of the WSU Medical School, Dr. Floyd has … Continue reading

House approves test reform bill that would give 2,000 high school seniors the diplomas they’ve earned

June 11, 2015

Rep. Chris Reykdal

House approves test reform bill that would give 2,000 high school seniors the diplomas they’ve earned

The following is a joint statement from Rep. Chris Reykdal (D-Tumwater) and Rep. David Taylor (R-Moxee) on the passage of HB 2214 – high school assessment reform. “The House again today gathered strong bipartisan support (83-6) for a measure that will reform the state’s high school assessment requirements and provide much-needed relief to about 2,000 students who otherwise will not receive their diplomas this year. “The testing system we have in place now is excessive, redundant, and needlessly wastes millions … Continue reading

KIRO 7: Lawmakers take notice after Jesse looks into back billing from utility companies

June 10, 2015

Rep. Chris Reykdal

KIRO 7: Lawmakers take notice after Jesse looks into back billing from utility companies

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