Rep. Eileen Cody

What do our tax dollars pay for?

March 25, 2015

Rep. Eileen Cody

What do our tax dollars pay for?

This week House Democrats are working together to propose a budget for the 2015-17 biennium. You’ve heard us say before that we’ll need new revenue this year if we want to continue to fund the services and programs our communities rely on. Extremists like Tim Eyman would have you believe that our state government is overspending, that there is no budget problem and we can fund our schools and everything else by just making cuts to excessive government spending. This … Continue reading

Legislative Update: Great to hear from you!

March 19, 2015

Rep. Eileen Cody

Legislative Update: Great to hear from you!

Greetings from Olympia! Last week we were busy passing bills out of the House before a Wednesday-night cut-off deadline. Now we are back in Committee to consider bills that have passed the Senate. We took a break on Thursday night for our third annual Telephone Town Hall. Over 4800 constituents participated. Hearing your thoughtful questions and concerns was a refreshing reminder of why we do this work. If you missed the phone call, you can listen to the full audio … Continue reading

Reproductive Health Act Approved by House

March 10, 2015

Rep. Eileen Cody

OLYMPIA – For the fourth year in a row, the Washington State House of Representatives has approved legislation that would support personal privacy and reproductive freedom for all Washingtonians. The Reproductive Health Act passed the State House of Representatives with a vote of 51-46 today. “Everyone should be in charge of their own health care decisions, men and women,” said Rep. Eileen Cody, the prime sponsor of the bill. “The Reproductive Health Act corrects the outdated and confusing rules surrounding health … Continue reading

An Economy That Works for Everyone

March 9, 2015

Rep. Eileen Cody

An Economy That Works for Everyone

*Telephone Town Hall Announcement* We hope you’ll join us for our third annual Telephone Town Hall at 6pm on Thursday, March 12th! This will be a chance to ask us questions and hear about what we are up to in Olympia. The audio for the telephone town hall we held last year is available here. *To participate on March 12th, please dial 1-877-229-8493 and use the PIN 18646 at 6:00pm.* An Economy That Works for Everyone This week we’ve been voting on … Continue reading

The Cost of a College Degree

February 26, 2015

Rep. Eileen Cody

The Cost of a College Degree

You may have heard stories from your grandparents about how they used to walk 15 miles in the snow—uphill both ways—to get to school. (Eileen remembers these long treks herself!) These days, that’s easier than overcoming the barriers to a solid education for the youngest generation of high school graduates. In a 21st century economy having a college degree is more important than ever, but getting one can take a lot longer than four years and result in crippling debt … Continue reading

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Rep. Eileen Cody watches the roll call vote on the Reproductive Parity Act.

Rep. Cody watches the roll call vote on the Reproductive Parity Act.

Rep. Eileen Cody watches the roll call vote on the Reproductive Parity Act.

Rep. Eileen Cody watches the roll call vote on the Reproductive Parity Act.