Rep. Gael Tarleton

Rep. Tarleton named to task force on maritime and manufacturing industry

April 7, 2014

Rep. Gael Tarleton

Rep. Tarleton named to task force on maritime and manufacturing industry

Rep. Gael Tarleton of Seattle has been named to a task force that was created in a bill she sponsored and that aims to promote maritime and manufacturing industry in the state. Tarleton’s House Bill 2580, which passed the Legislature this year with overwhelming bipartisan support and was signed into law by Gov. Inslee, establishes the Joint Select Legislative Task Force on the Economic Resilience of Maritime and Manufacturing. The task force is directed to look into educational, regulatory, infrastructure-related … Continue reading

36th Legislative District town hall to be held April 5th

March 31, 2014

Rep. Gael Tarleton

36th Legislative District town hall to be held April 5th

*UPDATE* – Feel free to park in any of the commuter spaces (the first three tiers on the left) of the Dravus Parking Lot. If you look at this map, the Dravus Parking Lot is #45 and Demaray Hall is #8. *** The three state legislators from the 36th District, Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles and Reps. Reuven Carlyle and Gael Tarleton, will be holding a town hall meeting on Saturday, April 5th from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Seattle Pacific University. … Continue reading

Governor signs Tarleton bills on health care, economic development, renewable energy

March 28, 2014

Rep. Gael Tarleton

Governor signs Tarleton bills on health care, economic development, renewable energy

Governor Inslee signed three bills on Friday sponsored by Rep. Gael Tarleton (D-Ballard) that will increase access to health care, strengthen our maritime industry, and move Washington closer to a clean energy future. HB 2351, which received unanimous approval in the House and Senate, will allow healthcare professionals licensed in other states to come to Washington and volunteer their services for a temporary time. “This idea came from people at Seattle Center who had a vision of making health care … Continue reading

The end of the 2014 legislative session

March 18, 2014

Rep. Gael Tarleton

The end of the 2014 legislative session

Dear friends and neighbors, What a tragic start to the morning! As we all watch the news unfold on the Seattle Center helicopter crash, my thoughts and prayers are with the families and colleagues of the victims. I also want to share with you the results of the 2014 legislative session. Last Thursday, we finished just minutes before the deadline – the first year we’ve ended on time since 2008! I am thrilled that we finally passed the DREAM Act … Continue reading

More electric vehicle charging stations coming to Sea-Tac

March 17, 2014

Rep. Gael Tarleton

These electric vehicle charging stations are a great addition to our network! I supported the bill that ensured Tesla could keep selling electric vehicles in Washington state, in contrast to several states that have made Tesla’s direct sales business model illegal. This is just one more way Washington is building a clean energy future. From the Kent Reporter: Getting ‘plugged-in’ is easier than ever at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Port of Seattle recently opened 36 new electric vehicle charging stations … Continue reading

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April 23 – In this week’s legislative update, Rep. Gael Tarleton talks about her efforts to make renters safer and more secure in their homes with the “Safe Keys” bill. She also discusses legislative progress on education and higher education and the work she’ll be doing this summer on clean energy.

2014 Legislative Session

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House Higher Education Committee Hearing.

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Labor Workforce and Development Committee

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Rep. Tarleton with Guest Carlton Williams

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Enjoying my visit with the At-sea Processors Association. Their Community Catch program provides more than one million seafood meals annually to local and national food banks.

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Rep. Gael Tarleton with WACOPS President Craig Bulkley (center) and Rep. Cyrus Habib at the WACOPS 2013 Legislative Reception.

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Gael meeting with the members of the Faith Action Network

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Gael meeting Children from Boys and Girls Club on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Rep. Tarleton watches the vote tally on her first bill to be approved by the House of Representatives. HB 1647 would require landlords to safely secure spare keys to rental units.

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Rep. Tarleton testifies in support of her bill, HB 1647, which would require landlords to safeguard spare keys to rental units.

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Rep. Tarleton chatting with Rep. Bergquist during committee.

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Enjoying my visit with the At-sea Processors Association. Their Community Catch program provides more than one million seafood meals annually to local and national food banks.

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Rep. Tarleton is congratulated by fellow lawmakers after passing her first bill, HB 1647, from the House of Representatives. HB 1647 would require landlords to safely secure spare keys to rental units.

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Rep. Tarleton is congratulated by fellow lawmakers after passing her first bill, HB 1647, from the House of Representatives. HB 1647 would require landlords to safely secure spare keys to rental units.

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