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The Transportation Package That Could (Maybe)

The Transportation Package That Could (Maybe) Listen to Ross Reynolds talk with KUOW Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins and state Rep. Jessyn Farrell, D-Seattle, about a possible transportation package in the legislature.

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Legislative Update from Rep. Tana Senn

Social emotional learning needed for our children Education and mental health stand out as two of the most important issues facing the legislature this session. In an effort to address their intersection, I’ve been working on legislation that is focused on social emotional learning (SEL). Students today face life stresses that can impact their classroom learning. Issues like homelessness, bullying, family trauma, and so many others can lead to increased stress and decreased academic achievement. By teaching students the emotional … Continue reading

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Rep. Mike Sells’ e-Newsletter for February 18, 2015

A Working Economy Our economy should work for everybody, not just a wealthy few. But as our state has emerged from the recession, nearly all of the gains in income have gone to the wealthiest 1 percent of Washingtonians. A recent study found that 100 percent of income gains between 2009 and 2012 went to the top 1 percent. At the same time, wages for many working families have remained stagnate or decreased. Washington and New Jersey were the only … Continue reading

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Plenty of volunteers helping me tackle tough policy choices

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The first few weeks of session have been very busy and fast-paced as always, but I am so thrilled to have visited with the dozens of constituents who made their way to Olympia for many advocacy days, including Martin Luther King Day. The 36th district’s residents are strong advocates for the issues that matter to all of us and affect our most vulnerable communities. Here are some of the topics that your colleagues and neighbors are … Continue reading

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