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E-Newsletter: COVID-10 Update

Dear friends and neighbors, Many of you have reached out to my office for information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. I share your concerns, especially as a parent with a... READ MORE

House and Senate do not reach agreement on Washington Privacy Act

OLYMPIA – Rep. Zack Hudgins, D-Tukwila, issued the following statement today on the Washington Privacy Act (Senate Bill 6281). “Our modern innovation economy is fueled as much by the data... READ MORE

House passes Washington Privacy Act

OLYMPIA – On Friday, March 6, the Washington state House of Representatives pushed forward bipartisan data privacy legislation that puts consumer protections first. “The legislation passed by the House shifts... READ MORE

House passes bill regulating the use of facial recognition technology

OLYMPIA – Today the House passed Senate Bill 6280 with a bipartisan 63-33 vote. SB 6280 creates regulations for the use of facial recognition technology by both the public and... READ MORE

Washington House committee moves forward with consumer first data privacy legislation

OLYMPIA – The Washington state House of Representatives is moving forward data privacy legislation that puts consumer protections first. The Washington Privacy Act (Second Substitute Senate Bill 6281) was passed... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: Coronavirus update

***CORONAVIRUS UPDATE*** Dear friends and neighbors, Washington state is experiencing an increase in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and it is anticipated that the virus will continue to spread. There... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: 11th District Town Halls

Rep. Hudgins and Sen. Hasegawa Town Hall Join me this weekend with Sen. Hasegawa for a town hall to get updates about the 2020 legislative session. Light refreshments will be... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: Modernizing and securing our election system

Mini town hall: Wrap up and thank you Along with Rep. Steve Bergquist, I enjoyed meeting and talking with constituents at our last mini town hall in Tukwila. This smaller... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: Protecting your right to privacy

Making history: first woman speaker of the House The 2020 session begins with a new face at the House rostrum: Speaker Laurie Jinkins! I was proud to vote yes on the... READ MORE

House Committee Tackling Corruption, Fraud, Self-Dealing in “Special Purpose” Local Governments

WHO: House Local Government Committee, State Auditor, others WHAT: Work session on reforming special purpose district governance WHEN: Friday, January 17 at 10:00 am WHERE: House Hearing Room D, O’Brien... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: SURVEY: 2020 Legislative Priorities

Dear friends and neighbors, Each January the Legislature comes together for the annual legislative session where the House and Senate consider public policies and laws that shape our state’s future.... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: RSVP: 11th Legislative District Mini Town Hall

Dear friends and neighbors, Each January the Legislature comes together for the annual legislative session where the House and Senate consider public policies and laws that shape our state’s future.... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: Protecting and expanding affordable health care

Dear friends and neighbors, Each January the Legislature comes together for the annual legislative session where the House and Senate consider public policies and laws that shape our state’s future.... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: A budget that puts people first

Investing in Washington’s workforce today and tomorrow Our Legislature made huge strides in building Washington’s workforce by helping families afford college and apprenticeships with the Workforce Education Investment Act. This legislation makes public... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: Moving toward a 100% clean energy future

Washington leads nation with Long-Term Care Trust Act This week, the Legislature passed the Long-Term Care Trust Act, which creates a social security program providing long-term care services. Washington will now become... READ MORE

Rep. Zack Hudgins’ statement on the Washington Privacy Act

Statement from Rep. Zack Hudgins, D-Tukwila, on the Washington Privacy Act No version of the Washington State Privacy Act (Senate Bill 5376) was voted out of the State House of... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: Engaging students with STEAM education

Legislators team up, compete with students and robots As chair of the House Committee on Innovation, Technology and Economic Development, I am dedicated to increasing access to STEAM education. House Bill... READ MORE

Legislative Update: A Balanced Approach to Washington’s Budget

Dear neighbors, This week, House Democrats rolled out three major budget packages and a state revenue plan for the next two years. The proposals reflect our values and commitment to... READ MORE

MEDIA ADVISORY: 11th District Telephone Town Hall March 25

Who: State Reps. Steve Bergquist and Zack Hudgins, Sen. Bob Hasegawa What: Telephone Town Hall with 11th District constituents When: Monday, March 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. Where:... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: Keeping your data secure and private

Dear Neighbors, We have been debating bills on the House floor all last week. Here are some highlights. Making your vote count by moving away from caucuses and towards a... READ MORE

Hudgins bill gives students experiencing homelessness some relief

OLYMPIA – On Wednesday, the Washington House of Representatives passed legislation (HB 1278) giving high school students heading to college who experience homelessness some relief, and hope for the future.... READ MORE

E-newsletter: Who has the right to repair?

Session Week Seven Update: Policy and fiscal cutoff We have reached fiscal cutoff. With hundreds of bills introduced each session, it can be a challenge keeping the process on track. Cutoff... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: Deadly force initiative signed into law

Deadly force initiative signed into law by Gov. Inslee I-940 was the first bill signed into law by Gov. Inslee this session. I am glad that this voter led initiative was... READ MORE

E-Newsletter: Rural and widespread broadband are top priority

Dear neighbors, It has been a busy two weeks of the long 105-day legislative session. Once again I plan to focus my legislative agenda on fixing problems in our electoral... READ MORE

2018 End of Session Postcards from Rep. Hudgins

Click in the images below to read Rep. Zack Hudgins’ end of session postcards for the 2018 legislative session.