Washington State House Democratic Leadership responds to DACA decision

“The president’s callous decision to rescind the DACA program protecting more than 17,000 young Washingtonians is incredibly disheartening and an affront to the values of our state and our nation. House Democrats stand with our undocumented youth, who came to... READ MORE

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Response to Charlottesville and moving forward in Washington

We are outraged by the violent white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville and further condemn Trump’s rhetoric in Phoenix, which perpetuated hatred and bigotry. In response, as Washington House Democrats, we are expressing our strongest commitment to fighting for a more... READ MORE

Billions in new schools, colleges and parks are at stake

Should Washington allocate $1 billion for new public school construction and $800 million for colleges and universities, or should we put all those construction projects on hold? That seems like a silly question.  Washington state is growing fast, and we... READ MORE

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$4 billion in projects and jobs at risk

The state capital budget (House Bill 1075) funds $4.18 billion in construction projects around the state. Those projects are vital to our schools, universities, parks, environment and economy. Now that the House voted 92-1 to pass House Bill 1075, the legislation... READ MORE

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Links to 2017-19 budget documents now live

Below are the 17-19 budget details provided by nonpartisan staff for the proposed negotiated budget between the House and Senate. OPR (nonpartisan) Summary document: https://leap.leg.wa.gov/leap/Budget/Detail/2017/hoSummary_0630.pdf Agency Detail: https://leap.leg.wa.gov/leap/Budget/Detail/2017/hoAgyDetail_0630.pdf Four-Year Budget Outlook: https://leap.leg.wa.gov/leap/Budget/Detail/2017/hoOutlook_0630.pdf Budget bill (PSSB 5883): https://leap.leg.wa.gov/leap/Budget/Detail/2017/hoBill_0630.pdf Brief summary of... READ MORE

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