Here’s what happened in Olympia this session

Dear neighbors,  The legislative session ended March 10. In only 60 days, your state legislature passed over 300 bills, including the state operating budget, construction budget, and a new transportation… READ MORE

Shaping the future to match our dreams

Dear neighbors, Last month, I asked you how you wanted to live and work, and many of you answered a four-question survey to share your thoughts and dreams.   This week, I’d… READ MORE

How do you want to live and work?

It’s time to rethink things and ask ourselves if there’s a better way.  Because we’re being crushed by rising pressures on multiple fronts: The skyrocketing costs of housing and homelessness.  … READ MORE

New laws and budgets that made history

Dear neighbors,  At the start of the 2021 legislative session, we made it a goal to work on four big issues:  COVID-19 response  Economic recovery Equity and police reform  Climate change  That… READ MORE

Statement on violence against Asian Americans 

We don’t yet know all the facts about the latest case, what we do know is that xenophobic violence against Asians and Asian Americans is not new. As we see cases on the rise during the pandemic, we must take action to keep everyone safe… READ MORE