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Rep. Marcus Riccelli’s Email Updates

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Riccelli bill seeks to expand access to affordable health care

Rep. Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane) has introduced legislation that would take the first-step towards implementing the Federal Basic Health Option in Washington, with the ultimate goal of providing low-cost health insurance for thousands.  While the state made significant strides when it expanded Medicaid last year, there are still many cases where coverage is out-of-reach. “Too many Washingtonians still go without the security and protection of health care coverage,” said Riccelli, Vice Chair of the House Health Care and Wellness Committee. “It … Continue reading

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House passes Moter Voter for students by Rep. Bergquist

Here are highlights from today’s floor debate about House Bill 1279, which would allow high-school students to register to vote—using the successful Motor Voter program – when they apply for their driver’s license. The legislation by Rep. Steve Bergquist (D-Renton) passed 54-42-0-2. Remarks by Rep. Bergquist Remarks by Rep. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle) Remarks by Rep. Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane)

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3rd LD lawmakers to host telephone town hall

Who: Senator Andy Billig and Representatives Timm Ormsby and Marcus Riccelli (Spokane) What: Telephone town hall When: 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, January 22 Spokane residents should receive a call at about 6:15 PM on January 22. To participate, simply pick up the phone and follow the prompts. The lawmakers will deliver short opening thoughts and then will open up for questions. If for some reason you don’t receive a call from Sen. Billig and Reps. Ormsby and Riccelli, you … Continue reading

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An Update from Representative Riccelli

The legislative session begins The 2014 Legislative Session is underway, and it is great to be back in Olympia. There have been some changes in my position here since last session. I have been appointed Vice Chair of the House Health Care & Wellness Committee, and I was just elected by my peers to serve in the leadership role of Deputy Whip. It is hard to be away from home, but I am continuously inspired by the energy and dedication of the people that … Continue reading

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