Washington State House Democrats


Speaker Chopp is open government champion

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp was given the Washington Coalition for Open Government‘s highest award Tuesday evening.  The Ballard Thompson Award  is given to the state legislator who demonstrated… READ MORE

House opens with Dreams

The Washington House wasted no time getting down to business today: the gavel dropped at noon, and before 1:00 pm, the Washington Dream Act was once again on its way… READ MORE

Speaker Chopp’s opening day remarks

Speaker Frank Chopp, D-43 Aaron Barna

Opening Day Remarks (as written) Thank you. Before I begin my remarks, please let me introduce my wife, Nancy Long. With only 60 days, we have plenty of challenges and… READ MORE