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TONIGHT 6:30-7:30 p.m. – 44TH LD Virtual Town Hall 

  Join Representatives John Lovick and April Berg for a 44th Legislative District virtual town hall! The event will be moderated by Jackson High School AP U.S Government & Politics... READ MORE

Keeping all of our families safe–and hearing directly from you

Dear neighbors, Public safety is a fundamental service of government, with law enforcement officers, firefighters, and paramedics the first to respond to an emergency when you call. This week, we’d... READ MORE

A session that put people first

Dear neighbors,  One year ago, our state faced a $9 billion budget deficit as shops were closed and our economy hobbled by the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are happy to report... READ MORE

You’re invited to tonight’s Table Talk with Reps. John Lovick and April Berg

You can catch up with your 44th District representatives for a casual community meeting tonight, Thursday, April 1 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The Table Talk will feature your live questions moderated... READ MORE

Budgets that put people first

Dear friends and neighbors,  Because of the COVID pandemic, this is the first time in state history that we have held a remote session.   We are approaching the finish... READ MORE

Rapid COVID relief, transportation, and an invitation to our virtual Town Hall

Dear neighbors, We know families are still struggling during the pandemic. This e-newsletter contains some hope. Hope because we voted to send $2.2 billion in aid to our families and... READ MORE

LEGISLATIVE NEWS: Legislators propose bills to hold police accountable

OLYMPIA – Washington legislators took a major step today to hold police officers accountable for their actions. Sen. Manka Dhingra (D-Redmond), Rep. John Lovick (D-Mill Creek), and Rep. Bill Ramos... READ MORE

NPR interview–America’s soul can be redeemed

Click here or below to see and hear the story, featured in NRP’s roundup of news from 2020.

Lovick re-elected as Speaker Pro Tem 

Mill Creek lawmaker says role is about listening and working together  OLYMPIA—Fellow Democratic lawmakers voted for Rep. John Lovick (D-Mill Creek) to continue in his role presiding over the House of Representatives.  “Whenever... READ MORE

Media Advisory: Policing Policy Leadership Team Joins House Public Safety Committee for Legislative Preview of Police Reforms

WHO: The Policing Policy Leadership Team, composed of House Public Safety Committee Chair Rep. Roger Goodman; Black Member Caucus members Reps. Debra Entenman, Jesse Johnson, and John Lovick; and Members... READ MORE

House Democrats Establish Policing Policy Leadership Team to Strengthen Police Accountability and Transparency, Improve Police-Community Relations

OLYMPIA – This year’s historic protests against police brutality have awakened the public to the need for racial equity and justice system reforms. Where the law hasn’t offered clear pathways... READ MORE

Lovick: Let’s do the right thing for our soldiers, sailors, and veterans

OLYMPIA—Rep. John Lovick (D-Mill Creek) said he’ll use his recent appointment to the Joint Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs to advocate for all who have served—or are still serving—our country.... READ MORE

Update on the coronavirus outbreak in Washington state

Dear 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 have been several deaths.... READ MORE

Protecting Snohomish County–and our state–from the novel coronavirus

The Snohomish County Health Department announced a new case of novel coronavirus in the Everett School District. In response to this new case, Henry M. Jackson High School will be... READ MORE

You’re invited: 44th District town hall

OLYMPIA—If you live in the 44th legislative district, your elected officials are inviting you to catch up with them in your neighborhood. Sen. Steve Hobbs (D-Lake Stevens), Rep. John Lovick (D-Mill Creek), and Rep. Jared Mead... READ MORE

Black History Month: Local leaders share their messages of resilience

John Lovick: “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, ‘We are not makers of history. We are made by history.’ Black History month is a reminder of how our history, good or... READ MORE

Legislative update: Public safety, the environment and a coffee chat this Saturday

This is a quick update on a few issues we’re working on this session–plus an invitation to join our coffee chat from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. this Saturday, Feb.... READ MORE

Acting Speaker Lovick and Rep. Mead to host coffee chat in Mill Creek

Press and public invited to coffee and conversation this Saturday, Sept. 14 OLYMPIA—The latest in a series of coffee chats with Acting Speaker John Lovick and Rep. Jared Mead is... READ MORE

Acting Speaker John Lovick and Rep. Jared Mead to host coffee chat in Lake Stevens

Last event in Snohomish included discussion of transportation, recycling, addiction and health care OLYMPIA—How can we work together to solve the common problems facing all our families and neighborhoods? “Listening... READ MORE

People speak out at coffee chat: traffic, housing, homelessness and addiction; next coffee chat set for July 24

Acting Speaker Lovick and Rep. Mead to host second coffee chat on Wednesday, July 24 OLYMPIA—Kitchen-table issues dominated the June 25 coffee chat with Acting Speaker John Lovick and Rep.... READ MORE

You’re invited: Coffee chat with Acting Speaker John Lovick and Rep. Jared Mead

OLYMPIA—How can we work together to make Washington state a better place to live, work and raise a family? “There’s no substitute to hearing directly from you,” said Acting Speaker... READ MORE

Coffee Chat with Reps. Lovick and Mead next Tuesday

Let’s chat over coffee next week! Friends and neighbors, Please join us next Tuesday, June 25th from 10 to 11:30 A.M. for coffee and conversation at the Baker Room of... READ MORE

State construction budget shatters records for education, housing and mental health

OLYMPIA—The new capital budget (House Bill 1102) passed by the state House and Senate invests a record-breaking amount to build public schools, colleges, affordable housing and mental health facilities. “This... READ MORE

You’re invited: 44th District lawmakers to host town hall meeting in Lake Stevens

OLYMPIA—All three lawmakers representing the 44th Legislative District are joining together to host a town hall meeting on Saturday, March 23. “This forum is a great way to meet us... READ MORE

What do you think? 44th District survey and legislative update

Dear neighbors, This e-newsletter is our way of keeping you informed about issues important to all of our families and neighborhoods in the 44th District. It’s also meant to be... READ MORE