The Caucus Newsroom

Rep. Mia Gregerson selected as chair of the State Government and Tribal Relations Committee

OLYMPIA – The Washington House Democrats announced today that Rep. Mia Gregerson, D – SeaTac, will chair the State Government and Tribal Relations Committee beginning in the 2019 legislative session.... READ MORE

House Democratic Caucus announces committees and D member assignments

OLYMPIA – House Democratic Caucus members have approved the following committees and Democratic member assignments for the 2019 legislative session beginning in January. The House Republican Caucus and its leadership... READ MORE

Rep. Hansen to chair newly-renamed College & Workforce Development committee

OLYMPIA — When the Legislature convenes in January, state Rep. Drew Hansen (D-Bainbridge Island) will lead the newly-renamed College & Workforce Development committee in the House of Representatives. The committee... READ MORE

Rep. Sherry Appleton to chair Council of State Governments’ new Public Safety Committee

OLYMPIA – The Council of State Governments West (CSG West) announced today (Tue., Dec. 4) that Washington State Rep. Sherry Appleton (D-23rd, Poulsbo) will chair the CSG West Public Safety Committee for the... READ MORE

Childcare Tops Legislative Priorities for Rep. Kristine Reeves

OLYMPIA –Building off last year’s success at pushing priorities of working families at the state legislature, Federal Way Representative Kristine Reeves announced her “Working Moms” legislative agenda for the upcoming... READ MORE

Trump Administration’s Energy Department threatens lives of middle class workers

OLYMPIA – The U.S. Department of Energy’s lawsuit to overturn a new state law will condemn Hanford workers to years of debilitating disease, cancers, and death, according to Washington State... READ MORE

Media Advisory: Community and Law Enforcement Coalition United in Support of Consensus Revisions to I-940 in 2019

WHO:                    De-Escalate Washington, law enforcement groups and legislators WHAT:                   News conference WHERE:                Capitol South Portico (inside steps) WHEN:                  December 3, 2018, 12:00... READ MORE

Spokane representative Marcus Riccelli re-elected House Majority Whip

OLYMPIA – During a post-election reorganization in Olympia today, Rep. Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane) was re-elected House Majority Whip by his colleagues. Riccelli, who was first elected to the Legislature in... READ MORE

House Democrats elect leadership team

OLYMPIA – House Democrats elected their leadership team today for the 2019 legislative session. With the results of the November general election, Democrats will maintain majority control of the state... READ MORE

Stonier elected to Majority Floor Leader role in Olympia

OLYMPIA – Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, was elected to serve as majority floor leader by members of the House Democratic Caucus on Tuesday. “It’s an honor to be elected by... READ MORE