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  • Final week of session | March 7, 2016

    Telephone Town Hall recap and meeting the needs of all Washingtonians Telephone Town Hall Recap Thanks to those of you who joined us for our telephone town hall on Wednesday,… READ MORE

  • Back in Olympia for session | January 21, 2016

    Returning to Olympia and MLK Day at the Capitol We’re back in Olympia for a short session, scheduled to last until March 10 this year. With only 60 days this… READ MORE

  • Let’s get the job done right | April 29, 2015

    The 2015 legislative session came to a close last week but as you’ve probably heard the legislature was unable to come to a budget deal, so today we begin a… READ MORE

  • Preventing Oil Spills | April 17, 2015

    Preventing Oil Train Disasters The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), recently envisioned a scenario where an oil train derails and explodes in Jersey City, near New York City, creating a… READ MORE

  • It’s budget week in Olympia | April 3, 2015

    Last week the House Democrats laid out our plan for the 2015-17 operating budget. The proposal makes important investments in K-12 education, early learning, foster care programs, mental health funding,… READ MORE

  • What do our tax dollars pay for? | March 25, 2015

    This week House Democrats are working together to propose a budget for the 2015-17 biennium. You’ve heard us say before that we’ll need new revenue this year if we want… READ MORE