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House Passes Pollet Bill Expanding Protections Against Sexual Misconduct by Faculty and University Administrators  

OLYMPIA—Representative Gerry Pollet, D- North Seattle, has brought forward House Bill 1522 to provide increased accountability for sexual misconduct in institutions of higher education. The House has passed HB 1522... READ MORE

House Passes Yori’s Law

OLYMPIA – Drowning is a leading cause of death for children aged one to four and has devastating effects on families and communities. House Bill 1750, sponsored by State Representative... READ MORE

LEGISLATIVE NEWS: Orwall bill to implement and improve the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline passes House unanimously

OLYMPIA—The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is a new crisis hotline that people can call for help in behavioral health emergencies separate from 911. In 2020, the Federal Communications Commission... READ MORE

Riccelli Dental Health Care Bills Pass House

OLYMPIA – Rep. Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane), chair of the Health Care & Wellness Committee, saw two of his dental care bills pass out of the House prior to the crucial... READ MORE

Bipartisan modest middle housing bill passes House

OLYMPIA — Washington faces an unprecedented housing shortage that’s impacting residents and families in every corner of the state. Today, the Washington House of Representatives passed House Bill 1110, introduced... READ MORE

House addresses increasingly dangerous wildfire seasons

OLYMPIA – The Washington House took major steps to address an increasingly dangerous wildfire season this week as Rep. Larry Springer’s HB 1578 passed unanimously through the House of Representatives. ... READ MORE

House unanimously passes Duerr bill to expand housing options

OLYMPIA—How can we tackle the housing crisis?  Legislation by State Rep. Davina Duerr (D-Bothell) would help by making it easier to build middle housing options.  “All our families and businesses... READ MORE

Doglio’s Warehouse Worker Protection Bill Passes in the House

OLYMPIA—All workers in Washington deserve safety, dignity, and humanity. Rep. Beth Doglio (D-Olympia) sponsored House Bill 1762 to protect warehouse employees in the state of Washington.   Workers in large distribution... READ MORE

House Passes Doglio’s Bill to Minimize Exposure to Leaded Fuel

OLYMPIA—Leaded gas is still in use in piston engine aircraft 50 years after we banned its use for vehicles, and it is the largest source of lead in our airsheds.... READ MORE

Washington Voting Rights Act 2.0 Passes House

OLYMPIA – An update to the Washington Voting Rights Act, House Bill 1048, passed the House today with bipartisan support. Sponsored by Rep. Sharlett Mena, D-Tacoma, the bill allows for... READ MORE