House passes transportation budget that builds for a more sustainable and equitable future

OLYMPIA—On Friday, April 2, the House of Representatives passed a new two-year transportation budget in an 87 to 11 vote.  “This transportation budget will create jobs throughout the state,” said House Transportation Chair Jake Fey (D-Tacoma). “We... READ MORE

Listening and leading on transportation

Dear neighbors, The end of the 2021 session is scheduled for April 26, so we are in the home stretch and legislation is moving fast. Both the House and Senate... READ MORE

Two-year transportation budget proposal saved by federal stimulus funding

OLYMPIA—“Last year, transportation was in a terrible fiscal position due to revenue losses from the COVID pandemic, the pending I-976 case, and the need to fund fish passages,” said House... READ MORE

Help for working families, updates on my legislation, banning private prisons, and restoring voting rights

Dear neighbors,  We are about two-thirds of the way through the 2021 session and there is a lot of news to report.  The House is now considering 200 bills passed... READ MORE

27th District Virtual Town Hall: Wednesday, March 10 from 5:30-6:30 pm

Friends and neighbors, Next Wednesday, March 10 from 5:30-6:30 pm, I’m going live with Speaker Laurie Jinkins and Sen. Jeannie Darneille for a virtual town hall. Join us to hear about... READ MORE