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Appleton’s Silver Alert bill approved by House

March 6, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Appleton’s Silver Alert bill approved by House

OLYMPIA – “This bill will save lives.” That’s how a colleague of Rep. Sherry Appleton (D-23rd district, Poulsbo) summed up House Bill 1021, one of Appleton’s priority bills for the 2015 legislative session. Known as the Silver Alert bill, it sets up an emergency notification process that goes into action when a senior with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, as well as other developmentally disabled persons over 60, go missing. The Silver Alert bill was OK’d by a 95-3 margin … Continue reading

Navy receives well-deserved tribute

February 20, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Navy receives well-deserved tribute

I was proud to deliver the lead-off floor speech earlier this month when the Legislature saluted members of the United States Navy and Navy families.  I still count myself in that group; my late husband was a decorated Navy man with decades of service, and now I’m privileged to represent so many Navy families and veterans.  One of the highlights of Navy Day was getting to spend time with (from left) Capt. Mike Baretela, Rear Adm. Jeff Ruth, Capt. Garrett … Continue reading

Me and my Shadow (and his Dad!)

February 3, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Me and my Shadow (and his Dad!)

I had the great pleasure this session to spend some quality time with a couple of terrific 23rd-district constituents.  Wallace Ross (left) is an English teacher at Olympic High School in Bremerton, where his son, Cameron (center), is a freshman.  I was privileged to meet them when I donated a “Shadow Day” to Kitsap Montessori School, where Cameron’s younger sister is a student.  They won the auction, and Cameron was able to shadow me on a typical day at the … Continue reading

Legislature honors National Guard

January 30, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Legislature honors National Guard

I was privileged to meet and stand with members of our state’s National Guard on January 30 when the Legislature celebrated National Guard Day at the Capitol. These gentlemen are, from left, Cory Scott, Steve Estep, Derek Reese, and Michael Cohan. They are four of the best.  

Rep. Appleton retains chairmanship of House Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs Committee

December 17, 2014

Washington House Democrats

Once again, State Rep. Sherry Appleton (D-23rd, Poulsbo) has been tapped by her colleagues to chair the House committee on Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs.  The panel is charged with considering issues relating to, among other things, community development, veteran-related legislation, tourism and the government-to-government relationship of the state and Indian tribes. The committee also considers bills relating to housing, including the accessibility and affordability of housing, state assistance to low-income housing, housing authorities, and the Housing Finance Commission. … Continue reading

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