Spring update from Rep. Reed

Dear friends & neighbors,  As the warmer weather makes its’ way back to Washington State, I wanted to get in touch to recap successes from this past session and give... READ MORE

Important crane safety updates signed into law

OLYMPIA—Five years after tragedy Washington finally has important safety updates for construction cranes as Gov. Jay Inslee signed HB 2022 into law.   Sponsored by Rep. Julia Reed (D-36), the... READ MORE

Legislative update: Big things in the supplemental budget

Dear friends & neighbors,  As you know my agenda this session has been focused on maintaining Washington’s economic health by expanding opportunities for the next generation. In addition to the... READ MORE

Legislative update: Major wins at cutoff

Dear Friends & Neighbors,  This week marked the House of Origin Cutoff in the legislature. Some great bills didn’t make it this time, but we know there’s always next year. ... READ MORE

House passes Transit Oriented Development to increase housing supply in State

Olympia – Efforts to increase the housing supply in Washington got another boost today with the passage of HB 2160. Sponsored by Rep. Julia Reed (D-36) the bill addresses the... READ MORE

HB 2025 passes House

OLYMPIA – The state of Washington got one step closer to the goal of having 70% of students earning a postsecondary credential today with the passage of HB 2025. Sponsored... READ MORE

HB 2022 passes House

OLYMPIA—Five years after college student Sarah Pantip Wong, retired public servant Alan Justad, and two ironworkers, Andrew Yoder and Travis Corbet, lost their lives when a construction crane collapsed, the... READ MORE

Legislative Update: Responding to tragedy

Dear friends & neighbors,  We are almost halfway through our short, 60-day session. A large part of my focus this session involves helping Washington students build the future of their... READ MORE

Legislative Update: Easing the transition to post-secondary education

Dear friends & neighbors,  We are now in our second week of the short 60-day session. I am thrilled to start this update with some good news, OSPI has just... READ MORE

Legislative update: Keeping busy in the interim

Dear friends and neighbors,  This interim, I got my first taste of what it means to be a “citizen legislator” as I worked hard to balance the demands on my... READ MORE