Published on June 25, 2018
“Since 2015 the Legislature has invested $380 million to increase behavioral health services and treatment capacity in our communities, as well as to address deficiencies at Western State Hospital that will improve treatment and safety for both patients and staff….
Published on May 10, 2018
Dear friends and neighbors, This is my last e-newsletter for a bit (see below for why), and I’ve chosen to devote it to highlighting some of the consumer protection-measures that passed the Legislature this year. The theme for the 2018…
Published on April 26, 2018
Dear friends and neighbors, It’s that time of year when high school seniors are figuring out what they’re going to do next. For many, higher education is the next step, either at a community college or technical school, or at…
Published on April 12, 2018
Dear friends and neighbors, It’s been just over a month since the 2018 session concluded, and all bills passed during the session have now been signed into law. Most go into effect on June 7th. For a complete list of…
Published on March 26, 2018
Click here to read the letter Rep. Laurie Jinkins sent to students at Truman Middle School who helped organize the March For Our Lives Tacoma event.