Published on May 11, 2018

For years, House Democrats passed progressive policies only to see them stalled in the Republican-controlled Senate. With new leadership in the Senate this year, Democrats led the way on advancing major progressive policies to the governor’s desk. There is more… READ MORE

Published on April 4, 2018

Final budget fully funds education, cuts property taxes Legislators approved a supplemental budget that includes a one-time property tax cut to the tune of $391 million, thanks to a better-than-expected revenue forecast. This will be especially helpful to working families and people on fixed… READ MORE

Published on November 21, 2017

Dear friends and neighbors, While the 2018 session won’t begin until January, I am already hard at work getting ready for it. Preparations began last week with Committee Assembly Days. This is when lawmakers return to Olympia for a few… READ MORE

Published on November 15, 2017

“When the Legislature adjourned a few months ago, I was confident our education funding plan was adequate to ensure our schools are fully funded. I’m pleased the Court announced today they agree with that assessment. “With Democrats leading the way,… READ MORE

Published on October 24, 2017

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan (D-Covington), Education Funding Task Force member “For nearly a decade, the Legislature has worked to fully fund our public schools. We continue building an amply funded education system that provides opportunities to learn for every… READ MORE

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