ICYMI: America’s story

Did you catch Speaker Chopp telling America’s story on the opening day of session? America Yorita-Carrion was an honors and an International Baccalaureate student with a 3.8 GPA at Davis… READ MORE

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

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

“Our caucus is organized and energized”

Legislative leaders from each caucus spoke with reporters earlier this week during the annual Associated Press Legislative Preview. The leadership panel answered questions from reporters on several issues that will… READ MORE

Democrats choose key leaders

There were no surprises today when the House Democrats gathered to begin selecting their leadership team for the next two years. Re-elected without opposition were: Frank Chopp (Seattle): House Speaker-designate… READ MORE