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2018, Washington State House Democratic Caucus

 

 

Washington State Legislature

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NEWS WRAPS:


Mon., Mar. 3, 2018

Net Neutrality signed into law Monday afternoon in Olympia

Rep. Drew Hansen  (D-Bainbridge Island)

One produced report (:57)

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Thu., Mar. 1, 2018

Lawmakers from both parties admit mistake, ask for and receive Gov. Inslee's veto on controversial public-records bill

Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon  (D-West Seattle)

One produced report (:78)

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Wed., Feb. 28, 2018

Washington poised to become latest state to adopt same-day voter registration; increased turnout expected

Rep. Laurie Jinkins  (D-Tacoma)

One produced report (:60)

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Thu., Feb. 22, 2018

New consumer-protection law will bar credit bureaus from charging Washingtonians to freeze or unfreeze their credit

Rep. Kristine Reeves  (D-Federal Way)

One produced report (:75)

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Tue., Feb. 20, 2018

House Democrats' budget offers $1 billion in property tax relief, half-billion for K-12, and a $1.6 billion balance

Rep. Kristine Lytton  (D-Anacortes)

One produced report (:68)

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Thu., Feb. 15, 2018

Bill in state House to boost effectiveness of school counselors sadly reinforced by Valentine's Day tragedy in Florida

Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self  (D-Mukilteo)

One produced report (:62)

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Wed., Feb. 14, 2018

Self-driving cars and trucks are coming to Washington, and the House wants us to get ready

Rep. Zack Hudgins  (D-Tukwila)

One produced report (:63)

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Tue., Feb. 13, 2018

House votes to end "lunch-shaming" at school, ensure every student receives a decent meal

Rep. Strom Peterson  (D-Edmonds)

One produced report (:70)

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Mon., Feb. 12, 2018

State could begin pre-registering 16- and 17-year-old future voters next year

Rep. Steve Bergquist  (D-Renton)

One produced report (:60)

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Thu., Feb. 8, 2018

House votes 98-0 to lower the bar for third-degree rape convictions

Rep. Tina Orwall  (D-Des Moines)

One produced report (:82)

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Wed., Feb. 7, 2018

Electric airplane legislation takes off in state House

Rep. Vandana Slatter  (D-Bellevue)

One produced report (:66)

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Tue., Feb. 6, 2018

Legislators hope potential study will shed light on what the new Gig Economy means for state

Rep. Monica Stonier  (D-Vancouver)

One produced report (:70)

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Mon., Feb. 5, 2018

Lawmakers in Olympia working long hours as productive session hits midpoint

Rep. Timm Ormsby  (D-Spokane)

One produced report (:60)

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Fri., Feb. 2, 2018

Anacortes lawmaker's bill would wipe out B&O tax liability for four out of five Washington businesses

Rep. Kristine Lytton  (D-Anacortes)

One produced report (:60)

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Thu., Feb. 1, 2018

House OK's big break for aging parents of adult children with developmental disabilities

Rep. Tana Senn  (D-Mercer Island)

One produced report (:68)

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Wed., Jan. 31, 2018

New bill would shield banks, credit unions from state prosecution for handling cannabis-related accounts

Rep. David Sawyer  (D-Parkland)

One produced report (:60)

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Tue., Jan. 30, 2018

State House considers program to prevent growing numbers of campus suicides by veterans

Rep. Tina Orwall  (D-Des Moines)

One produced report (:68)

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Mon., Jan. 29, 2018

Lower taxes, more jobs: Rural Economic Development high on 2018 legislative agenda

Rep. Mike Chapman  (D-Port Angeles)

One produced report (:64)

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Fri., Jan. 25, 2018

State House honors Washington's National Guard citizen-soldiers

Rep. Christine Kilduff  (D-University Place)

One produced report (:65)

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Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Bipartisan House vote OK's new valuation system for vehicles in ST3 territory; $780 million knocked off car tabs

Rep. Mike Pellicciotti  (D-Federal Way)

One produced report (:65)

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Tue., Jan. 23, 2018

Democratic leader in Olympia says rural economic development a top goal

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp  (D-Seattle)

One produced report (:59)

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Mon., Jan. 22, 2018

Federal Way Democrat sponsors bill easing ST3 car-tab bite, and crediting car owners who have already overpaid

Rep. Mike Pellicciotti  (D-Federal Way)

One produced report (:69)

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Thu., Jan. 18, 2018

Washington finally has a capital budget, and tens of thousands of jobs that go with it

Rep. Steve Tharinger  (D-Dungeness)

One produced report (:68)

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Wed., Jan. 17, 2018

State House OK's gender pay equity for the fourth time, and the future looks bright

Rep. Tana Senn  (D-Mercer Island)

One produced report (:63)

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Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

Legislative leaders lay out priorities; as expected, schools make the list

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan  (D-Covington)

One produced report (:60)

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Mon., Jan. 15, 2018

Key House committee hears six cannabis-related bills on "marijuana Monday"

Rep. Shelley Kloba  (D-Kirkland)

One produced report (:59)

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Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

State House votes to prohibit state agencies from helping feds assemble religious registries

Rep. Derek Stanford  (D-Bothell)

One produced report (:67)

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Wed., Jan. 10, 2018

Lawmakers hope to legalize small-scale home cultivation of marijuana

Rep. Brian Blake  (D-Aberdeen)

One produced report (:64)

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Mon., Jan. 8, 2018

"We have a lot to do, so let's get to work." Day One, 2018 session

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp  (D-Seattle)

One produced report (:65)

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Thu., Jan. 4, 2018

Lege leaders face reporters in Olympia, preview 2018 session

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp  (D-Seattle)

One produced report (:69)

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