Rep. Roger Goodman


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June 30, 2014

Rep. Roger Goodman

Thank you!

Thank you for visiting my website. Beginning July 1, election-year restrictions are in place and I must limit outreach and external communications. Those restrictions include posting new content on our websites after June 30, so this page will be static until December. However, if you need information or have a legislative issue, please feel free to contact me with your requests and concerns and my office will return your call, email or letter promptly. Even though my legislative website will … Continue reading

Rep. Goodman’s bill will save the lives of domestic violence victims

March 28, 2014

Washington House Democrats

Rep. Goodman’s bill will save the lives of domestic violence victims

HB 1840, signed into law by Governor Inslee today, was the only gun safety bill to pass the legislature this session. Sponsored by state Rep. Roger Goodman, HB 1840 aligns Washington state law with federal law by removing firearms from those subject to protection orders.  Under federal law, when a protection order is issued against a domestic violence offender he must surrender his firearms.  Current state law allows domestic abusers to keep an arsenal of weapons. Rep. Goodman said, “At … Continue reading

Legislature passes bipartisan bill to protect foster children

March 10, 2014

Washington House Democrats

Legislature passes bipartisan bill to protect foster children

Just under the House deadline last Friday at 5pm, in a unanimous vote, the House passed SB 6126, providing Washington’s foster children with attorneys. In most states all foster children have lawyers, but in Washington, they do not. Our state ranks 48th in the nation in the degree of legal representation offered to foster youth. Here, some counties have offer attorneys, but most do not.  Justice by geography is not justice. Rep. Roger Goodman, sponsor of the House companion bill … Continue reading

“We are being watched.”

February 21, 2014

Washington House Democrats

“We are being watched.”

So stated Representative Roger Goodman, Chair of the Public Safety Committee on the House floor this week. Goodman was speaking in favor of HB 2789, regulating the use of drones. “We are being watched, and we know it,” he said. “There are cameras affixed to buildings, streets, parking lots. We don’t have a complete expectation of privacy. But we are also being watched and we don’t know it – by extraordinary sensing devices. They are game-changing technology.” Extraordinary Sensing Devices … Continue reading

House passes bipartisan bill on the use of drones

February 18, 2014

Washington House Democrats

House passes bipartisan bill on the use of drones

Last evening, in a 83-15 vote, the House passed HB 2789, which provides a framework for the public use of drones, defined in the bill as “extraordinary sensing devices” (ESDs). Rep. Roger Goodman, Chair of the House Public Safety Committee and sponsor of the bill, steered the bill to enactment and spoke on its passage, “We are being watched, and we know it,” he said. “There are cameras affixed to buildings, streets, parking lots.  We don’t have a complete expectation … Continue reading

Rep Roger Goodman chairs the Public Safety committee hearing. Steven M. Herppich

Rep Roger Goodman chairs the Public Safety committee hearing.

House Action during Special Session Steven M.  Herppich

Rep. Goodman on the House Floor talking with with Rep. Roberts

Rep. Goodman with Mrs. Sherman’s 4th grade class from Bear Creek Elementary Faith Matthews

Rep. Goodman with Mrs. Sherman’s 4th grade class from Bear Creek Elementary

Gov. Jay Inslee meets with the House Democratic Caucus Aaron Barna

Rep. Goodman in caucus

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Reps. Goodman and Moscoso with Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll.

Rep. Goodman speaking on the House Floor Suhyoon Cho

Rep. Goodman speaking on the House Floor

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Rep. Goodman speaking at a news conference on DUI legislation.

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Rep. Goodman with the 2014 Early Learning and Human Services Committee

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Rep. Goodman for the bill signing of House Bill 1840.

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Rep. Goodman with Rep. Ryu on the House Floor

The House Public Safety Committee holds a public hearing February 4, 2014. Aaron Barna

Rep. Goodman chairing the Public Safety Committee

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Rep. Roger Goodman talks about the Dream Act and the opportunity it will provide for Washington students. Rep. Goodman also updates constituents on some of his legislation, including his firearms restrictions for perpetrators of domestic violence.

Rep. Roger Goodman talks about his work during the beginning of the current legislative session and what a “typical day” looks like for him. He also highlights one of the bills he is currently championing.

Rep. Roger Goodman talks about the bills that are most important to him this session, including restricting access to firearms for domestic violence perpetrators with protection orders against them. Rep. Goodman also talks about providing adequate legal representation for foster children. Rep. Roger Goodman talks about his efforts to lower K-12 class sizes and give schools adequate resources so that all children get an opportunity to learn. Rep. Roger Goodman discusses the beginning of the 2014 legislative session. First and foremost on Goodman’s mind is education and transportation funding. Goodman also shares his priorities for the next 60 days.

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