Legislative Cutoff Update

Dear friends and neighbors,  After a few long days, and some very late nights, we finally reached cutoff last week! By the time we reached the March 8 deadline, the… READ MORE

Bipartisan modest middle housing bill passes House

OLYMPIA — Washington faces an unprecedented housing shortage that’s impacting residents and families in every corner of the state. Today, the Washington House of Representatives passed House Bill 1110, introduced… READ MORE

Addressing our growing housing crisis

Dear friends and neighbors,  We’re halfway through this year’s legislative session and that means we’re staying busy on the House floor ahead of the March 8 cutoff. I’m thrilled to… READ MORE

Protecting & preserving access to health care

Dear friends and neighbors, Ensuring all Washington families have access to high-quality, affordable health care is incredibly important to me—just as it is for many in our community. As Vice… READ MORE

Everyone needs a home

Dear friends and neighbors, As we take our first steps into the 2023 legislative session, I am so honored to continue representing our community at the Capitol. I’ll never stop… READ MORE

Bill aims to eliminate cost-sharing for patients seeking abortions

OLYMPIA – In Washington, abortions must be covered by all state-regulated health plans that cover maternity services, but out-of-pocket costs can currently be a burden for patients. Sen. Annette Cleveland (D-Vancouver) and Rep. Jessica Bateman (D-Olympia) are looking to ease that… READ MORE