Rep. Mike Sells

2014 Legislative Report to the 38th District

April 17, 2014

Reps. Mike Sells and June Robinson, and Sen. John McCoy

2014 Legislative Report to the 38th District

We finished our business on time this year, adjourning just before midnight on the 60th day. The most-publicized matter before us was finding a compromise on the supplemental operating budget. We reached agreement on a modest no-new-taxes budget that protects our safety net and makes some significant investments, such as: • Funding to make services available for 5,000 more people with developmental disabilities. • $11.7 million in additional funding for desperately needed mental health services. • $58 million in extra … Continue reading

Rep. Sells’ Legislative Update for January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014

Rep. Mike Sells

Rep. Sells’ Legislative Update for January 31, 2014

This busy third week of session ended on a particularly high note – we honored the men and women of Washington’s National Guard in both the House and Senate Friday. It’s a very moving experience to meet some of the Guard’s citizen-soldiers and airmen who do so much for our state. Did you know? With approximately 640,000 veteran residents, Washington state has the 12th largest veteran population in the United States.  When combined with the over 62,000 active duty military … Continue reading

Listen to the 38th District Telephone Town Hall

January 25, 2014

Reps. Mike Sells and June Robinson, and Sen. John McCoy

Listen to the 38th District Telephone Town Hall

Reps. Mike Sells and June Robinson, and Sen. John McCoy held a telephone town hall on the evening of January 21, 2014. If you missed it, you can listen to the entire audio file here.

Rep. Sells’ Legislative Update for January 24, 2014

January 24, 2014

Rep. Mike Sells

We are into week two of our nine week session. As such, time to hear bills and get them moved through committee is very limited. In the Labor and Workforce Development Committee, which I chair, we have had a number of bills dealing with wage theft and the underground economy, as well as issues dealing with electrical industrial regulations. There are many more bills to hear on minimum wage, prevailing wage and workplace safety. Quality counts with early learning Washington … Continue reading

38th District lawmakers hosting Telephone Town Hall

January 16, 2014

Rep. Mike Sells, Rep, June Robinson

38th District lawmakers hosting Telephone Town Hall

SNOHOMISH COUNTY & OLYMPIA – Citizens of Everett, Marysville, and Tulalip are enthusiastically encouraged to join state Sen. John McCoy, state Rep. Mike Sells, and state Rep. June Robinson in a Telephone Town Hall early Tuesday evening, Jan. 21, from 6 to 7. Shortly before 6 o’clock that night, thousands of 38th Legislative District citizens will receive telephone calls inviting them to stay on the line to participate in the Telephone Town Hall. Folks who want to ask a question, … Continue reading

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2014 Legislative Report to the 38th District
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Rep. Mike Sells talks about wage theft issues, an important problem for the Washington economy, and the opportunities for education legislation, including a cost of living adjustment for Washington educators.


Rep. Mike Sells shares his thoughts on the newly released Senate budget and says that now it’s the House’s turn. Then all three budgets (Governor, Senate and House) will be considered to come up with the final budget. Sells also talks about SB 5211, the social media bill, and explains why he introduced and then withdrew an amendment before passing the bill out of the Labor and Workforce Development Committee.

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