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Joan represents the 48th Legislative District, which includes Kirkland, Redmond, Bellevue and the point cities. She formerly served as the Kirkland Mayor and on the City Council. A longtime Eastside leader, Joan has served on the boards of the Kirkland Performance Center, Friends of Youth, Kirkland Arts Center, Feet First, Together Center, Kirkland Interfaith Network, Washington Bikes, and on several local the PTAs. Prior to her service to the City of Kirkland, Joan worked in non-profit development and community relations. Joan recently married her partner of 14 years; together they enjoy a large extended family including their first grandchild.
OLYMPIA – Last year, the Legislature adjourned without a capital budget for the first time in history, which resulted in stalled projects and thousands of jobs lost. Today the House passed the much delayed capital budget with a 95-1 vote....
OLYMPIA – Rep. Joan McBride (D-48th, Kirkland) and Rep. Roger Goodman (D-45th, Kirkland) were honored in a ceremony Thursday, July 13, for their legislative work supporting people with developmental disabilities. Both legislators received the Arc of King County Inclusion Award...
From the Everett Herald: OLYMPIA — An effort aimed at making it smoother though potentially more costly to obtain public records has cleared a critical legislative hurdle. The state House has approved two bills that would allow collection of new...
Who: State Sen. Patty Kuderer, State Rep. Joan McBride, and State Rep. Vandana Slatter (48th Legislative District) What: Town hall meeting When: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Saturday, March 11th Where: Redmond City Hall, City Council Chambers Why: To meet with constituents to discuss issues and...
The members of the Washington State Legislature’s LGBT caucus jointly released the following statement on Washington’s commitment to ensuring all students have the right to a discrimination-free environment: “Washington’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Chris Reykdal, was both clear and firm in...
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