Rep. Eric Pettigrew

Statement from Rep. Eric Pettigrew on Supreme Court’s recent decision on charter schools

September 9, 2015

Rep. Eric Pettigrew

September 9, 2015 Statement from Rep. Eric Pettigrew (D-Renton) on Supreme Court’s recent decision on charter schools. “Last week’s Supreme Court ruling that public charter schools are unconstitutional is a devastating loss for the nearly 1200 families with children already enrolled in these schools and for the majority of Washington voters who made public charter schools possible with a 2012 initiative. The timing — at 4:05 pm the Friday before Labor Day Weekend, is particularly cruel, creating confusion and uncertainty … Continue reading

Governor signs Pettigrew bills into law

May 1, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Governor signs Pettigrew bills into law

OLYMPIA – Prioritizing families, small businesses, and communities, Rep. Eric Pettigrew, D-Renton, championed legislation that was signed into law by Governor Inslee, House Bill 1674 and House Bill 1516. HB 1674 allows juvenile offenders who will finish their sentences by age 21 to stay in juvenile facilities, rather than be moved to adult detention centers. “Washington’s juvenile justice system is founded on the core principle of rehabilitation,” said Pettigrew. “If we want our children to lead productive, meaningful lives, we … Continue reading

Victories for children, families and small business

April 21, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Victories for children, families and small business

It’s hard to believe the 2015 legislative session is in its final week. We are currently negotiating budgets and look forward to coming to a compromise with the Senate soon. Rest assured that in these talks I will fight for policies that support strong families & small businesses, healthy communities, and an economy that works for everyone, not just the wealthy few. I’m grateful to have had the opportunity work with community members, advocates and my colleagues across the aisle … Continue reading

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