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46th District lawmakers host virtual town hall Jan. 7

WHO: State legislators for the 46th Legislative District: Sen. David Frockt, Rep. Gerry Pollet, Rep. Javier Valdez. WHAT: 46th Legislative District Virtual Town Hall WHEN: Thursday, January 7 at 6 PM WHERE:... READ MORE

You’re invited: Virtual Town Hall on January 7 

Our democracy works best when there’s an active dialogue between the people and their elected representatives.  So we are excited to announce a town hall meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan.... READ MORE

Valdez elected chair of State Government & Tribal Relations 

OLYMPIA—Fellow lawmakers in the House of Representatives picked Rep. Javier Valdez (D-Seattle) to serve as chair of the State Government & Tribal Relations Committee.  “The work of this committee includes how... READ MORE

Governor signs Valdez anti-swatting measure

OLYMPIA – Today, the Governor signed a bill to increase punishments for false emergency reporting. Known as swatting, this practice sends heavily armed law enforcement to the homes of innocent... READ MORE

2020 Session Wrap-Up: Wellness & COVID-19

Dear Friends and Neighbors, My thoughts are with all of you as we do our best to keep our loved ones well. The COVID-19 emergency is creating stressful, overwhelming situations... READ MORE

LEGISLATIVE NEWS: Legislature approves anti-swatting measure

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Legislature has approved a bill to increase punishments for false emergency reporting. Known as swatting, this practice sends heavily armed law enforcement to the homes... READ MORE

Legislature approves anti-swatting measure

OLYMPIA – On Tuesday, the Washington State Senate unanimously approved legislation to increase punishments for false emergency reporting. Known as swatting, this practice sends heavily armed law enforcement to the... READ MORE

UPDATE: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Friends, We understand the concern surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and want to share the most up-to-date and relevant websites and contact information regarding this disease. King County is the epicenter of... READ MORE

Legislative Update: Upcoming Telephone Town Hall, New Official Facebook Page, and Bill Statuses

Dear Friends and Neighbors, As the end of session approaches, legislation in Olympia is moving quickly as we reach deadlines for policies and budgets that will impact our district. Here’s... READ MORE

House passes anti-swatting legislation to increase punishments for false police reports

OLYMPIA – On Wednesday, the Washington State House of Representatives passed a bill to increase punishments for false reporting of emergencies. Known as swatting, this practice sends heavily armed law... READ MORE