Rep. Sherry Appleton

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Gov. Inslee signs Rep. Sherry Appleton’s Silver Alert Bill

June 10, 2015

Washington House Democrats

OLYMPIA — Legislation signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jay Inslee makes Washington the 42nd state to recognize the utility of “crowd-sourcing” to help rescue lost and vulnerable adults. Rep. Sherry Appleton’s Silver Alert Bill (HB 1021) sets up an emergency notification process to be used when seniors with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, as well as other developmentally disabled persons over 60, go missing. Based on experience in other states, one of the most effective methods called for … Continue reading

Appleton’s Silver Alert Bill awaits governor’s signature

June 2, 2015

Washington House Democrats

The headlines out of Olympia these days all seem to be about the budget impasse, but lawmakers came together long enough last week to create a new law that’s almost guaranteed to save Washington lives. Bipartisan majorities in the House and Senate OK’d Rep. Sherry Appleton’s Silver Alert Bill (HB 1021), which sets up an emergency notification process to be used when seniors with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, as well as other developmentally disabled persons over 60, go … Continue reading

Rep. Sherry Appleton resumes service on state Sentencing Guidelines Commission

March 30, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Rep. Sherry Appleton resumes service on state Sentencing Guidelines Commission

After a two-year hiatus, State Rep. Sherry Appleton (D-Poulsbo, 23rd district) was appointed on Friday (Mar. 27) to serve once again as a member of the Washington State Sentencing Guidelines Commission. According to its website, the Sentencing Guidelines Commission is directed by state law “to evaluate and monitor adult and juvenile sentencing policies and practices, recommend modifications to the governor and the Legislature and serve as a clearinghouse and information center on adult and juvenile sentencing.” Appleton served on the … Continue reading

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

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