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Greg Nance appointed to vacant house seat in 23rd Legislative District

OLYMPIA—Greg Nance, a non-profit leader and youth mental health advocate, has been appointed to fill the vacant seat in the 23rd Legislative District. Nance is replacing Rep. Drew Hansen who... READ MORE

Latino Democratic Caucus Statement on Palmer v Hobbs Voting Rights Act Decision

OLYMPIA – On August 10, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington ruled in favor of Latino voters living in Central Washington in Palmer v Hobbs, finding... READ MORE

Cortes Appointed to WA Tourism Marketing Authority

OLYMPIA – Rep. Julio Cortes, D-Everett, has been appointed to the Washington Tourism Marketing Authority’s (WTMA) Board of Directors by Speaker of the House, Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma. Tourism remains the... READ MORE

Rep. Wylie, Clark County Delegation fight to keep Larch Correctional Center open

VANCOUVER – Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-Vancouver) joined her colleagues representing Clark County districts in the Legislature to keep the Larch Correctional Center (LCC) from closure, sending a letter a to Governor... READ MORE

Senn Appointed by House Speaker to Joint Committee on Behavioral Health

OLYMPIA – Recognized as a champion for mental health and youth well-being, Representative Tana Senn (D-Mercer Island) has been appointed to the Washington State Joint Legislative and Executive Committee on... READ MORE

Farivar Appointed to Work Group & Joint Legislative Task Force

OLYMPIA – Rep. Darya Farivar, D-North Seattle, has been appointed to the Language Access Work Group within the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), as well as the Joint... READ MORE

Leavitt Receives Multiple Appointments

OLYMPIA – Rep. Mari Leavitt, D-University Place, is privileged to receive five appointments: one appointment is to the Dept. of Children, Youth and Families’ (DCYF) Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice... READ MORE

Rep. Thai Selected for CSG Henry Toll Fellowship

OLYMPIA – The Council of State Governments (CSG) has announced that Rep. My-Linh Thai, D-Bellevue, has been selected to participate in the 2023 CSG Henry Toll Fellowship. In total, forty-seven... READ MORE

Rep. Callan attends White House States Convening on Childcare

Washington, D.C.- Investing in childcare remains one of the best methods of growing and stabilizing the economy. Recognizing this, the Biden Administration hosted the White House States Convening on Childcare to... READ MORE

Senn Participates in White House States Convening on Child Care

OLYMPIA – Washington State Representative Tana Senn participated in the prestigious White House States Convening on Child Care today. As a dedicated childcare proponent in Washington state, Rep. Senn’s White House invitation... READ MORE