Senate passes Kilduff’s ABLE Act

OLYMPIA – With overwhelming bipartisan support, the state Senate passed Rep. Christine Kilduff’s (D-University Place) ABLE Act with a unanimous vote of 48 to 0. The ABLE Act allows tax-free… READ MORE

House passes five Kilduff bills

Legislation to help veterans, improve justice system and aid the disabled now in Senate OLYMPIA—At the cutoff date for policy bills to pass to the other chamber, the House of… READ MORE

Rep. Kilduff to host two town halls

Telephone town hall Thursday, Feb. 18; old-fashioned town hall Saturday, Feb. 20 OLYMPIA–Citizens will get a chance to ask questions and offer ideas in two hall meetings hosted by Rep…. READ MORE

Justice shouldn’t be denied to low-income citizens

The tidal wave of the great recession shrank the middle class and zapped the purchasing power of everyday Americans. People are working longer hours than ever before, but they’re still one emergency away from not being able to pay rent or buy the prescription medicines they need. One of the toughest and most expensive emergencies is a legal problem. These days, legal bills are astronomical, and can be a stretch even for people with high salaries. Imagine being hit with nine legal problems a year. Every year. That statistic is no exaggeration.