Washington State House Democrats


WSDOT toll collection audit

The Washington State Auditor’s office released a report earlier this week on WSDOT’s toll collection system. Although noting several improvements have been or are scheduled to be implemented, the report… READ MORE

Bellevue City Council: Legislative Update

On Monday I was given an opportunity to provide a recap of the 2016 legislative session with Bellevue City Council members. You can watch the conversation on education, I-405, public… READ MORE

2016 Session in Review

Overview The 60-day regular session for 2016 has come to a close. Unfortunately, the Legislature went into overtime because a budget agreement had not been reached. While special sessions are… READ MORE

Kuderer’s first bill signed by Governor Inslee

OLYMPIA – State Representative Patty Kuderer’s first bill was enacted into law today when Governor Inslee signed HB 2425. The bill changes all references of “massage practitioners” to “massage therapists”… READ MORE

I-405 Changes Coming this Weekend

We spoke and WSDOT listened! Thanks to the many voices like yours that expressed concerns with the I-405 express toll lanes, WSDOT will no longer charge tolls on nights, weekends,… READ MORE