Rep. Sharon Wylie

Wylie to vice chair Commerce & Gaming Committee and serve on Finance and Technology & Economic Development

December 16, 2014

Rep. Sharon Wylie

Wylie to vice chair Commerce & Gaming Committee and serve on Finance and Technology & Economic Development

  State Rep. Sharon Wylie is back in Olympia to begin her third term representing the 49th Legislative District in the House of Representatives. This coming session Wylie will vice chair the Commerce & Gaming Committee (previously known as Government Accountability & Oversight), and will also serve on the Finance and the Technology & Economic Development Committees. “Working closely with the Liquor Control Board over the past two years, I expect we’ll see strong legislation that protects minors but also … Continue reading

Spring 2014 Report to the 49th District

April 17, 2014

Reps. Jim Moeller & Sharon Wylie

Spring 2014 Report to the 49th District

Early this past January, the state House of Representatives jumped quickly out of the starting gate. Just a few hours into session, we passed the “DREAM Act” (SB 6523), a bipartisan step to make sure that all deserving, hard-working young people have a fair chance to go to college. This measure, long-sought here in Washington (and already on the books in many other states), became the first significant “first-day-of-session” bill in many years to pass either chamber.  It is only … Continue reading

49th District Town Hall Meeting this Saturday, April 5 @ 10 am

March 31, 2014

Rep. Sharon Wylie

49th District Town Hall Meeting this Saturday, April 5 @ 10 am

With the legislative session behind them, Representatives Sharon Wylie and Jim Moeller, and Senator Annette Cleveland will hold a town hall meeting to hear from constituents on Saturday, April 5. Saturday April 5th, 10 – noon  Educational Service District 112 Conference Center 2500 NE 65th Avenue Vancouver, WA 98661  49th District constituents are encouraged to attend with questions and their feedback on the actions taken by the 2014 Legislature.

ASK SHARON : e-cigarettes & government contracting

February 26, 2014

Rep. Sharon Wylie

ASK SHARON : e-cigarettes & government contracting

Rep. Sharon Wylie responds to constituent emails about whether or not e-cigarettes should be taxed like other tobacco products, and on the way the government goes about contracting work.

Rep. Wylie’s Legislative Update for Feb 21, 2014

February 21, 2014

Rep. Sharon Wylie

Rep. Wylie’s Legislative Update for Feb 21, 2014

4th Graders Visiting The Capitol Students from St. Joseph’s School in Vancouver visited with me in the State Reception Room in the Legislative Building.  They came well prepared with many interesting and thoughtful questions – so glad to have them visit. Thanks for coming to Olympia! I really enjoy these opportunities because spending time with kids always reinforces our top priority as lawmakers: Washington’s children.  Indeed, a large focus of this legislative session – and most every session – is … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 Report to the 49th District  Nieto, Lilia

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January 2014 Legislative Report  Nieto, Lilia

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. 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. 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.