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46th District Legislators Telephone Town Hall March 24, 2015

March 17, 2015

Washington House Democrats

46th District Legislators Telephone Town Hall March 24, 2015 An opportunity for residents of NE and N Seattle, Kenmore and Lake Forest Park to ask their legislators questions and give input March 17, 2015 Who:  State Rep. Gerry Pollet, state Rep. Jessyn Farrell, and state Sen. David Frockt — 46th Legislative District Democratic lawmakers. What: Telephone Town Hall for citizens who live in the 46th Legislative District, which includes Northeast Seattle, Kenmore, and Lake Forest Park. When: 6 p.m. to … Continue reading

First bill in nation to address youth access to e-cigarettes and protect public health gets hearing

March 13, 2015

Rep. Gerry Pollet

Nation’s First Comprehensive Youth Prevention and Public Health Regulation of E-Cigarettes to Have Initial Hearing (HB 1645) The nation’s first bill proposing a comprehensive youth prevention and public health protection program responding to rapid growth of e-cigarette use and youth addiction will be heard in the Washington State House Commerce and Gaming Committee on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 1:30 PM in House Hearing Room C. HB 1645, requested by Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson, was developed … Continue reading

Protecting all students from restraint and isolation

March 2, 2015

Rep. Gerry Pollet

OLYMPIA – The House of Representatives passed House Bill 1240 today to ensure that no child be regularly restrained or forcibly put into isolation at school as a matter of planned routine. Thousands of students in Washington state have been issued special education plans that include an expectation that the school will use physical restraints, which can include teachers laying on top of students, physical restraining devices, chokeholds, and isolation rooms.   “Every child in the state of Washington should … Continue reading

Rep. Gerry Pollet’s statement on the Senate Republican’s Higher Education proposal

February 12, 2015

Rep. Gerry Pollet

Rep. Gerry Pollet’s statement on the Senate Republican’s Higher Education proposal

“Washington families deserve a higher education system that provides each and every student the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential without breaking the bank to do so. That is why I have championed legislation for the past three years to move the State to a goal that tuition should not exceed ten percent of the average family’s income in order for the opportunity of higher education to be affordable to every Washingtonian. I am happy to see that Senate Republicans … Continue reading

Seattle Legislator proposes to open meetings of Seattle Zoo Board and similar public private entities

December 23, 2014

Rep. Gerry Pollet

Seattle Legislator proposes to open meetings of Seattle Zoo Board and similar public private entities

When the Seattle Zoo’s board met to decide the fate of its elephants, it refused to let news reporters and the public observe its discussion and vote. Rep. Gerry Pollet (D-Seattle) will propose legislation to open up the meetings and records of private boards that carry out governmental functions while using public monies to fund their operations, such as the zoo. “The press and public should never be barred from meetings where decisions are made with taxpayer resources at stake,” … Continue reading

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The bipartisan Open Government Caucus (OGC), led by a Seattle Democrat and an East Wenatchee Republican, hit the ground running at its first meeting this week.

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Representatives Gerry Pollet and Jessyn Farrell, and Senator David Frockt on a recent Saturday morning joined many dozens of 46th Legislative District citizens in a Town Hall at North Seattle Community College. We engaged in a number of discussions about issues and concerns challenging our own and other neighborhoods all across Washington.

Representatives Gerry Pollet and Jessyn Farrell, and Senator David Frockt on a recent Saturday morning joined many dozens of 46th Legislative District citizens in a Town Hall at North Seattle Community College. We engaged in a number of discussions about issues and concerns challenging our own and other neighborhoods all across Washington.