Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon was elected to represent the 34th Legislative District in 2010. In 2022, he was elected House Majority Leader.
Joe chaired the House Environment & Energy Committee from 2014 to 2022, where he helped to pass an ambitious suite of legislation to fight climate change, including the Clean Fuel Standard, the Climate Commitment Act, and the Clean Energy Transformation Act. He currently serves on the Appropriations and Rules Committees, and on the Select Committee for Pension Policy. Prior to his election, Joe was a legislative staffer and member of the Burien Planning Commission.
His legislative priorities include addressing climate change, protecting Washington’s clean air and water, standing up for working families and communities that have historically faced barriers to opportunity, promoting smart growth that supports affordable housing and access to transit, and preparing budgets that invest in long-term solutions for challenges faced by Washingtonians.
Joe grew up in Burien and lives in West Seattle. He enjoys hiking, biking, cooking, traveling, and playing with his dog.