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Legislative update on transportation

A better transportation system for all of us Thank you for the privilege of serving as your representative. It’s an honor. A big part of my job is listening to... READ MORE

Legislative update on protecting our environment

Protecting our environment It can take years to develop and pass major reforms. That’s true when it comes to protecting our environment—but I believe those efforts are worth it, because... READ MORE

MEDIA ADVISORY: Town hall meeting with 27th Legislative District lawmakers

  Who: Rep. Laurie Jinkins, Rep. Jake Fey, and Sen. Jeannie Darneille, the legislators from the 27th Legislative District representing part of Pierce County, including Tacoma, Ruston, Browns Point and... READ MORE

Tacoma legislators commend Point Ruston resolution

OLYMPIA – Three Tacoma legislators are commending the resolution of the years-long Point Ruston development dispute following the approval of an interlocal agreement forged between the cities of Tacoma and... READ MORE

Video Update from Rep. Fey – Halfway there!

Dear Friends & Nieghbors, We are halfway through this year’s short legislative session. While many bills will not make it past the important cutoff points, several of my priority pieces... READ MORE

Media Advisory: 27th Legislative District town hall meeting on March 11

Who: State Sen. Jeannie Darneille, State Reps. Laurie Jinkins and Jake Fey What: Legislative Town Hall Meeting When: Saturday, March 11, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Where: The Evergreen State... READ MORE

Legislative Update from Rep. Jake Fey on education and homeless youth

Urgent action needed on school funding! The House of Representatives voted on its first bill of the 2017 Legislative session today – HB 1059. You may have heard this referred... READ MORE

House Passes Compromise Supplemental Transportation Budget

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 House Passes Compromise Supplemental Transportation Budget New investments in maintenance, I-405, and State Patrol officers OLYMPIA – With a bipartisan 86-10 vote, the House of Representatives... READ MORE

Senate Approves Rep. Fey Legislation to Help Homeless Students

Friday, March 4, 2016 Senate Approves Rep. Fey Legislation to Help Homeless Students OLYMPIA – Legislation sponsored by Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) to help combat student homelessness by providing additional... READ MORE

House Approves Rep. Fey’s State Patrol Bill

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 House Approves Rep. Fey’s State Patrol Bill Strong bipartisan support for officer recruitment and retention OLYMPIA – With a 85-12 vote, the House of Representatives passed... READ MORE

Video Update from Rep. Fey: More than Halfway through Session!

Dear Friends, We are more than halfway through this year’s short legislative session. While many bills did not make it past the important cutoff points, several of my priority pieces... READ MORE

House Unveils Supplemental Transportation Budget

House Democrats have released their $8.6 billion 2016 supplemental transportation budget, which makes several adjustments and new investments in Washington’s transportation system. “This budget will help provide congestion relief and... READ MORE

27th LD Lawmakers urge thorough examination of Tacoma methanol plant

Sen. Jeannie Darneille, Rep. Laurie Jinkins, and Rep. Jake Fey have asked the City of Tacoma to broaden the scope of its environmental review process for Northwest Innovation Works’ proposed... READ MORE

House Passes Rep. Fey Bill to Help Homeless Students

In a bipartisan 68-28 vote, the House of Representatives approved legislation by Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) to help equip schools and communities with the tools they need to combat youth... READ MORE

Video Update from Rep. Fey: Washington State Patrol

Dear Friends, The 2016 Legislative Session is halfway over! While I continue to work on big issues such as education and transportation, I want to share an update about another... READ MORE

Video Update from Rep. Fey: Education & Homelessness

There are some big issues in the legislature this session, but none so important as education. Click the video below to learn more about what I’m working on in Olympia,... READ MORE

Legislation to Help Homeless Students Heard in the House

The House Appropriations Committee heard legislation from Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) to help equip schools and students with the tools they need to combat youth homelessness. The hearing was packed... READ MORE

27th District End of Session Newsletter

In this newsletter: Welcome Letter A Budget for Washington Prioritizing Our Students: Early Learning to Higher Education Updates to Mental Health Policy and Funding Investing in Transportation Building a Better... READ MORE

Legislative Update from Rep. Fey – Special Session

Keeping our Promises in Transportation Much of the focus during special session has been on the difficult negotiations over the operating budget. However, I have good news to report on... READ MORE

House Passes Biennial Transportation Budget

With a bipartisan 74-20 vote, the House of Representatives passed a 2015-17 transportation budget that has been agreed to by the Senate. The maintenance level budget continues the work already... READ MORE

Rep. Fey Video Update 4-23-15

Please take a few minutes to watch my latest video update, where I discuss the House transportation revenue package and how it will benefit the South Puget Sound region.

House Releases Updated Transportation Revenue Package

House Democrats have released a new plan for transportation revenue and investment, making a handful of changes to the proposal they passed two years ago and setting up a new... READ MORE

Legislative Update from Rep. Fey – Comparing Budgets

With budget negotiations set to begin, I want to share with you the reasons why I think our approach in the House of Representatives is better for the 27th District... READ MORE

House Passes Maintenance Transportation Budget

With a bipartisan 78-19 vote, the House of Representatives passed a no new taxes transportation budget that continues the work already in progress on projects across the state. “This budget... READ MORE

Legislative Update from Rep. Fey – Budget Week

After years of budget cuts and tough economic times, I am very pleased to be able to support the budget proposed by the House Democrats today which aligns with our... READ MORE