Rep. Mike Sells

Rep. Mike Sells’ e-Newsletter for March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015

Rep. Mike Sells

Rep. Mike Sells’ e-Newsletter for March 25, 2015

We had a great turn out at the town hall, thank you to everyone who gave up part of their Saturday morning to come out and address some of the pressing issues facing our area. If you missed it, take a look at my legislative video update where I discuss education funding, WSU Everett, and accountability for aerospace tax breaks. —————————————————  Investments in our education system are rightly a main concern for constituents, so I want to provide some additional … Continue reading

Legislative Update: Education funding, tax breaks & accountability, working families

March 20, 2015

Rep. Mike Sells

Legislative Update: Education funding, tax breaks & accountability, working families

Rep. Mike Sells (D-Everett) talks about education funding, early learning, and higher education funding, especially WSU Everett. When it comes to tax breaks, Sells says they need accountability to ensure they are creating and keeping jobs in the state. Three bills that support working families are now in the Senate: minimum wage, paid sick and safe leave, and equal pay.

38th District lawmakers hosting town hall March 14

March 10, 2015

Washington House Democrats

38th District lawmakers hosting town hall March 14

Citizens of Everett, Marysville, and Tulalip are encouraged to join state Sen. John McCoy, state Rep. Mike Sells, and state Rep. June Robinson for a town hall meeting in Everett on March 14. The town hall will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Everett Community Resource Center. This event is an opportunity for citizens to get an update on the 2015 legislative session and bring up questions, comments and concerns about topics related to the Washington … Continue reading

Rep. Mike Sells’ e-Newsletter for March 6, 2015

March 6, 2015

Rep. Mike Sells

Rep. Mike Sells’ e-Newsletter for March 6, 2015

House Passes Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave When recession hits, working families are hit the hardest. When the economy recovers all the gains go to the wealthy few. We can do better in this state. This week the House of Representatives passed legislation to raise the minimum wage and implement paid safe and sick leave standards. People who work full time shouldn’t live in poverty and require public assistance to meet basic needs. Parents shouldn’t be forced between caring … Continue reading

House passes minimum wage and paid sick leave bills

March 3, 2015

Washington House Democrats

House passes minimum wage and paid sick leave bills

OLYMPIA—This afternoon the House of Representatives passed two middle-class prosperity measures that will strengthen the economy and protect working families. “When recession hits, working families are hit the hardest.  When the economy recovers all the gains go to the wealthy few,” said Rep. Mike Sells, D-Everett, Chairman of the House Labor Committee. “Our economy should work for everyone, so strengthening the minimum wage and providing working families with much needed sick and safe leave are tried and true methods that will … Continue reading

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Rep. Mike Sells (D-Everett) talks about education funding, early learning, and higher education funding, especially WSU Everett. When it comes to tax breaks, Sells says they need accountability to ensure they are creating and keeping jobs in the state. Three bills that support working families are now in the Senate: minimum wage, paid sick and safe leave, and equal pay.
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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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