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LEGISLATIVE NEWS: Governor signs Keeping Families Together Act  

OLYMPIA—Earlier today, in a virtual ceremony, Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1747 into law. Dubbed the “Keeping Families Together Act,” and sponsored by Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self, this legislation prioritizes preventative... READ MORE

Senn bill addressing youth homelessness signed into law

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Today, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law HB 1905, introduced by state Rep. Tana Senn, D-Mercer Island, to provide more services and resources to help ensure young... READ MORE

Support for people with developmental disabilities becomes law

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Today, Gov. Jay Inslee signed HB 1980 into law to allow Developmental Disabilities Administration clients to participate in both employment services and community access services. The bill,... READ MORE

Rule bills to support students signed by Governor

OLYMPIA – Today, Gov. Jay Inslee signed two bills by Rep. Alicia Rule (D-Blaine) to help students succeed by getting more kids learning outside and supporting their physical and emotional... READ MORE

LEGISLATIVE NEWS: Inslee signs Orwall’s Language Access bill

OLYMPIA – This afternoon, in a virtual bill signing ceremony, Governor Jay Inslee enacted House Bill 1153 into law. The measure, authored by Rep. Tina Orwall, will help close equity... READ MORE

Bills to prevent gun violence, protect access to democracy signed into law

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Today, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law a pair of bills to ban untraceable, homemade “ghost guns” and restrict guns at city and county council meetings, school... READ MORE

Berg: Historic state construction budget builds hope and progress 

OLYMPIA—The state’s new $1.5 billion construction projects fund a number of projects in the 44th District, according to Rep. April Berg (D-Mill Creek).  “We aren’t simply breaking ground to pour... READ MORE

Washington House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan leaving Legislature at end of term

OLYMPIA – After serving in the state House for nearly two decades, Rep. Pat Sullivan (D-Covington) has announced he is not running again and will leave the Legislature at the... READ MORE

House and Senate Democrats announce supplemental budget that invests in families, schools, jobs

OLYMPIA – Legislative Democratic leaders announced today a supplemental budget agreement that invests heavily in working families across the state by funding schools, workforce development and retention, and services to... READ MORE

“It shouldn’t always be women taking a back seat in their careers”: Rep. Jesse Johnson announces he will not seek re-election

OLYMPIA – Rep. Jesse Johnson (D-Federal Way) released the following statement announcing his decision to not run for re-election: “After careful consideration, I have decided to finish out my term... READ MORE