Rep. Eric Pettigrew

What’s left.

February 25, 2015

Washington House Democrats

What’s left.

Dear Friends & Neighbors, It’s hard to believe the 2015 legislative session is almost halfway over! Last week was policy cutoff, a big hurdle in the legislative process. If bills make it through policy cut-off, they live, if not, they are dead till next year. All the policy committees have been working furiously to pass out as many bills as possible before the cutoff. As things are moving forward quickly, I want to take this opportunity to give you an … Continue reading

Education – the key to success

February 16, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Education – the key to success

OLYMPIA – Late last week, the House Committee on Higher Education voted unanimously to move State Rep. Eric Pettigrew’s, House Bill 1704 out of committee. The bill will allow the Dept. of Corrections (DOC) to provide higher education to those who qualify within existing budgetary resources. “The average age of a prisoner in Washington state is 37 years old. That’s pretty young. And upon their release, many return home to my district,” said Pettigrew. “If we don’t allow these men … Continue reading

Pettigrew bill to help minority and woman-owned businesses advances in legislature

February 11, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Pettigrew bill to help minority and woman-owned businesses advances in legislature

OLYMPIA – Today, in the House Committee for Technology and Economic Development, House Bill 2050, sponsored by Rep. Eric Pettigrew, D-Renton, had a successful public hearing. “Communities are stronger when business owners of all backgrounds have the opportunity to be the backbone of their local economy,” said Pettigrew. “When everyone has a vested interest in the success of their neighborhood, we all benefit. HB 2050 will generate new opportunities for innovation and job creation across our state.” HB 2050 establishes … Continue reading

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