Rep. Sharon Wylie

Ask Sharon 5: Health care funding & high stakes testing

March 26, 2015

Rep. Sharon Wylie

Ask Sharon 5: Health care funding & high stakes testing

Rep. Sharon Wylie (D – Vancouver), responds to constituents’ e-mails on protecting health care funding, and on concerns about high stakes testing without getting the desired results.

49th LD lawmakers to host telephone town hall meeting

March 17, 2015

Rep. Sharon Wylie

49th LD lawmakers to host telephone town hall meeting

Reps. Sharon Wylie and Jim Moeller, and Sen. Annette Cleveland, will join constituents over the phone at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, for a telephone town hall. Constituents can participate one of two ways: a wide swath of constituents across the district will receive a call a few minutes before the town hall begins, inviting them to stay on the line; or, if they don’t receive such a call and invitation, they can dial the toll free number 877-229-8493, … Continue reading

House passes “revenge porn” bill unanimously

March 3, 2015

Rep. Sharon Wylie

House passes “revenge porn” bill unanimously

A measure that would allow victims of revenge porn to seek civil liability was passed on a unanimous vote by the House of Representatives yesterday. House Bill 2160 would provide for civil liability against any person who intentionally and without consent distributes an intimate image of another person. “People are very seriously harmed when they become victims of revenge porn,” said Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver), the bill’s prime sponsor.  “Images on the Internet can live forever. They can affect somebody’s … Continue reading

Ask Sharon 4: affordable health care coverage & oil trains

February 26, 2015

Rep. Sharon Wylie

Ask Sharon 4: affordable health care coverage & oil trains

Watch Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver) respond to constituent emails on affordable health care coverage, and on House Bill 1449, the Oil Transportation Safety Now bill, which she is hoping gets bipartisan support on the Floor.

Wylie on TVW’s “Inside Olympia” on Feb 19

February 19, 2015

Rep. Sharon Wylie

Wylie on TVW’s “Inside Olympia” on Feb 19

Inside Olympia’s Austin Jenkins invited Rep. Sharon Wylie on the show to get her take on marijuana legislation discussed in the Legislature this year.

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Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver) talks about the state operating budget, which includes funding for education, including early learning; mental health services; developmental disabilities; and our workforce, especially in high-tech fields.
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Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver) gives some highlights on Floor action the past week and a half, such as testing rape kits, intimate images (revenge porn), sex trafficking, and oil train safety.She also talks about cyber security as an emerging issue. Other important bills include minimum wage, paid sick and safe leave, and equal pay.
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Watch Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver) as she talks about oil transportation safety, main street programs to help small businesses, revenge porn measures, and the prepared foods legislation (aka the pizza bill).
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Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver), talks about HB 1530, the “pizza bill,” how take and bake products should not be taxed because it’s food you cook at home. She also talks about HB 1252, which addresses unlicensed foot massage businesses. Lastly, she talks about HB 1692, which would require imitation guns to make it obvious they are not real firearms.
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This year Rep. Sharon Wylie serves on the Finance Committee and vice-chairs the Commerce and Gaming Committee. She talks about the need of collaboration to work on funding our education system. She also talks about the difference in the business of recreational vs. medical marijuana.
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Rep. Sharon Wylie talks about the supplemental budget proposals and the work the legislature has to do in the coming weeks. She highlights the differences in the House budget proposal, which funnels much more money into funding our education obligations.
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Rep. Sharon Wylie talks about last year’s work on the Columbia River Crossing Project, which was included in the House’s transportation package. Now, the Oregon legislature is considering going alone. Rep. Wylie makes the case for refocusing Washington efforts on the Columbia River Crossing Project.
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Rep. Sharon Wylie talks about the work the legislature is doing to implement Initiative 502, the initiative legalizing marijuana that Washington voters passed in 2012. She also talks about the regulation of the medical marijuana industry in Washington and the possibility of revenue once a state system is implemented. Rep. Sharon Wylie talks about her 2014 priorities: jobs, education, and protecting vulnerable people. She also talks about the importance of passing the Dream Act.