MEDIA ADVISORY: 22nd LD Telephone Town Hall Next Tuesday

Who: Sen. Sam Hunt, Rep. Beth Doglio, and Rep. Laurie Dolan – The 22nd District legislators represent part of Thurston County, including Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, and the unincorporated communities of Johnson Point, Cooper Point, Tanglewilde, Thompson Place and Boston Harbor. What:... READ MORE

Civics Education Law Signed by Governor

OLYMPIA – Washington high school students are getting a lesson in civics education soon thanks to a new law sponsored by Rep. Laurie Dolan, D- Olympia. HB 1896 requires high schools to provide a mandatory 0.5-credit standalone civics course by... READ MORE

Rep. Hansen chosen Legislator of the Year by the Washington Student Association

OLYMPIA – Washington state’s largest higher education advocacy group, the Washington Student Association (WSA), recently named Rep. Drew Hansen (D-Bainbridge Island) its 2018 Legislator of the Year. The organization, which announced the award in a Twitter post, represents 130,000 undergraduate and... READ MORE

Textbook Stipend for Gold Star Families Signed Into Law

OLYMPIA – Under a new law passed by Rep. Kristine Reeves, D-Federal Way, Gold Star family members are eligible for a bit of relief from the high cost of college textbooks. Signed into law by Governor Inslee, HB 2009 allows... READ MORE

Gov. Inslee will sign Cesar Chavez Day bill on Saturday in Yakima

(Scroll down for Spanish version)  Gov. Jay Inslee will sign a bill to recognize Cesar Chavez Day as a state holiday during a celebration in Yakima on Saturday morning. Chavez, a farm worker advocate and social justice defender, fought for... READ MORE

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