Rep. Larry Springer

Springer bill to increase affordable housing becomes law

April 28, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Springer bill to increase affordable housing becomes law

OLYMPIA – This weekend, after a long legislative session Gov. Inslee signed House Bill 1223, sponsored by Rep. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland, that will increase affordable housing near transit in King County. “For too many hard-working Moms and Dads in King County, the American Dream is out of reach,” said Springer.  “Thousands of families have simply been priced out of the market and are forced to live hours from their work. This bill will help more Washingtonians find safe, affordable places … Continue reading

Gov. Inslee signs Springer bill to help students

April 23, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Gov. Inslee signs Springer bill to help students

OLYMPIA – Rep. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland knows good wine and good public policy. And also he knows that in order to make good wine, or good beer or good spirits for that matter, you must be able to taste them. That’s why he championed House Bill 1004, to allow alcohol tasting for students at colleges or universities in our state training in specifically related degree programs. Today, Governor Inslee signed House Bill 1004 into law. “As a local wine shop … Continue reading

Statement from Rep. Larry Springer on the House Democratic Budget Proposal

March 27, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Statement from Rep. Larry Springer on the House Democratic Budget Proposal

“This budget is good for children, good for families, and good for our economy. It’s responsible and meets our funding obligations. If we do not make investments we cannot get a return on investment. So we make significant investments in early learning, ensuring every child has the opportunity to succeed, in K-12 fulfilling our constitution obligation, and in higher education, allowing more students to afford college. This budget reduces some of the worst cuts we’ve made to our safety net … Continue reading

House passes Springer bill to increase affordable housing in King County

March 6, 2015

Washington House Democrats

House passes Springer bill to increase affordable housing in King County

OLYMPIA – Last night, in a vote of 63-35 the House passed House Bill 1223, sponsored by Rep. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland. “There are not enough affordable homes in the Puget Sound area,” said Springer. “And for too many hard-working Moms and Dads in King County, the American Dream is out of reach. Every worker, no matter their net worth, deserves to have a home that isn’t hours from where they work. This bill will help more Washingtonians find an affordable … Continue reading

Listen to the 45th District Telephone Town Hall

February 5, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Listen to the 45th District Telephone Town Hall

Last week Representatives Goodman and Springer hosted the State Legislature’s first telephone town hall of the year. Under the format, thousands of constituents received a phone call just after 6pm and had the opportunity to have a live conversation with Representatives Goodman and Springer, and listen to questions from their friends and neighbors. Hundreds of people participated and the representatives answered questions on education, healthcare, public safety and transportation. You can listen to the whole event here. Click to download … Continue reading

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Rep. Springer talking with another representative on the House Floor

Rep. Springer talking with another representative on the House Floor

Rep. Springer with House Leadership

Rep. Springer with House Leadership

Rep. Springer in commitee

Rep. Springer in commitee

Rep. Springer talking with elementary school students from the 45th District

Rep. Springer talking with elementary school students from the 45th District

Rep. Springer with Intern,

Rep. Springer with Intern, Trevor Brown

Rep. Springer on Children's Day

Rep. Springer on Children's Day

Rep. Springer with wife, Penny, celebrating Children's Day

Rep. Springer with wife, Penny, celebrating Children's Day

Rep. Springer at the Washington Education Association Rally

Rep. Springer at the WEA Rally

Rep. Springer with seatmates

Rep. Springer with seatmates

Operating Budget Press Conference

Operating Budget Press Conference

Rep. Springer at his bill signing with Gov Inslee and advocates

Rep. Springer at his bill signing with Gov Inslee and advocates

Rep. Springer on House Floor with Rep. Hudgins

Rep. Springer on House Floor with Rep. Hudgins during special session

Rep. Springer during House Floor Debate

Rep. Springer during House Floor Debate

Rep. Springer in Committee

Rep. Springer in Committee

Springer-Goodman 2014 Newsletter Rep. Larry Springer talks about two major bills during the last few weeks of the session: the budget, and the budget–that is, the operating budget and the capital budget. The House operating budget will emphasize pumping another $200 million into our K-12 funding. Rep. Larry Springer talks about his work on HB 2680, which would give Washington caterers the ability to sell liquor. The bill, which awaits passing by the House, was an idea Rep. Springer developed with a constituent he met with prior to session. Rep. Larry Springer discusses his new legislation which will establish a voluntary early retirement savings plan for small business owners to offer their employees.

2014 Priorities Education & Transportation Rep. Larry Springer discusses the opening of the 2014 legislative session and his priorities — funding education and transportation.