Rep. Ruth Kagi

We need a sustainable budget that meets the needs of our children and families

June 4, 2015

Rep. Ruth Kagi

I am still in Olympia fighting for a common sense budget that meets the present and future needs of a growing state. While I know it can be frustrating to hear legislators still haven’t agreed on a budget, I believe that it is worth the overtime to hold firm on our commitment to funding a sustainable budget that meets the needs of Washington’s children and families. The latest House budget plan released this week moves us significantly closer to the … Continue reading

Home care workers deserve retirement option

May 27, 2015

Rep. Ruth Kagi

Home care workers deserve retirement option

Tens of thousands of home care workers in Washington who care for seniors and people with disabilities are getting older and facing the fact that they may never be able to retire. So these workers got together and through their union, they negotiated a fiscally responsible agreement with the Governor to fund a 23-cent/hour contribution toward their retirement. Home care workers are dedicated to helping others. They take care of our parents, our children, and even ourselves, and now as … Continue reading

Rep. Kagi honored for her work to reduce gun violence

May 20, 2015

Rep. Ruth Kagi

Rep. Kagi honored for her work to reduce gun violence

SEATTLE – Yesterday, Washington CeaseFire, a statewide organization dedicated to reducing gun violence, honored Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Seattle, with their Ancil Payne Civic Leader of the Year Award for her work as a legislator to reduce gun violence, especially among children. “Since coming to the legislature in 1999, I have worked closely with CeaseFire and other gun safety advocates to improve responsible gun ownership in Washington,” said Kagi. “Having easy access to guns is a common thread running through most … Continue reading

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