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2017, Washington State House Democratic Caucus

 

 

Washington State Legislature

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NEWS WRAPS:


Tue., Feb. 21, 2017

State Senate inaction on levy cliff frightens, frustrates Washington school districts

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan  (D-Covington)

One produced report (:90)

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Mon., Feb. 20, 2017

New legislation offers sexual-violence survivors additional safety, and a ray of hope

Rep. Roger Goodman  (D-Kirkland)

One produced report (:78)

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Wed., Feb. 15, 2017

Lawmakers to Washington state immigrants:  "We've got your back."

Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self  (D-Mukilteo)

One produced report (:80)

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Tue., Feb. 14, 2017

State House moves toward McCleary-compliant education plan in Olympia

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan  (D-Covington)

One produced report (:77)

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Mon., Feb. 13, 2017

Lawmakers crack down on pimps, human traffickers, and johns in new legislation

Rep. Tina Orwall  (D-Des Moines)

One produced report (:80)

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Fri., Feb. 10, 2017

Former foster child, now state lawmaker, sponsors bill to aid today's foster kids, and tomorrow's

Rep. Kristine Reeves  (D-Federal Way)

One produced report (:68)

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Thu., Feb. 9, 2017

Religious leaders and lawmakers vow to rebuff potential federal attempts to establish religious registries

Rep. Derek Stanford  (D-Bothell)

One produced report (:80)

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Wed., Feb. 8, 2017

Hoping to help local governments avert federal lawsuits, state lawmakers resume push to push Voting Rights Act

Rep. Mia Gregerson  (D-SeaTac)

One produced report (:90)

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Tue., Feb. 7, 2017

In Olympia, an effort to lower the DUI threshold by nearly half

Rep. John Lovick  (D-Mill Creek)

One produced report (:88)

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Thu., Feb. 2, 2017

Lawmakers aim to produce generation of well-nourished and successful students

Rep. Monica Stonier  (D-Vancouver)

One produced report (:83)

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Tue., Jan. 31, 2017

With competing school-funding plans on the table, negotiations can finally begin

Rep. Kristine Lytton  (D-Anacortes)

One produced report (:88)

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Mon, Jan. 30, 2017

Children's mental health legislation heralds major push in Olympia

Rep. Tana Senn  (D-Mercer Island)

One produced report (:72)

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Fri., Jan. 27, 2017

Free tuition at community/technical colleges?  That's the Washington Promise.

Rep. Gerry Pollet  (D-Seattle)

One produced report (:74)

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Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

New legislation could help boost salaries in Washington

Rep. Laurie Dolan  (D-Olympia)

One produced report (:65)

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Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

State House to local school districts:  "We've got your back."

Rep. Mike Chapman  (D-Port Angeles)

One produced report (:67)

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Mon, Jan. 23, 2017

Equal Pay Opportunity Act intro'd in Olympia

Rep. Tana Senn  (D-Mercer Island)

One produced report (:70)

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Fri., Jan. 20, 2017

Olympia newcomer crafts novel way to help wounded warriors transition to civilian life

Rep. Kristine Reeves  (D-Federal Way)

One produced report (:68)

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Thu., Jan. 19, 2017

New bill heard Thursday aims to lessen hardship caused by federal REAL ID Act

Rep. Judy Clibborn  (D-Mercer Island)

One produced report (:90)

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Wed., Jan. 18, 2017

Parties join forces in Olympia to put backbone in 10-year-old "driving while texting" prohibition

Rep. Jessyn Farrell  (D-Seattle)

One produced report (:80)

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Tue., Jan. 17, 2017

Washington lawmakers introduce statewide family and sick-leave bills in Olympia

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan  (D-Covington)

One produced report (:78)

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Thu., Jan. 12, 2017

One out of 10 Washingtonians is insured through Obamacare . . . for now.  Lawmakers are concerned.

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp  (D-Seattle)

One produced report (:70)

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Wed., Jan. 11, 2017

"Levy cliff" bill should reassure school districts and make budgeting for the future easier this year

Rep. Pat Sullivan  (D-Covington)

One produced report (:76)

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Tue., Jan. 10, 2017

First-term lawmakers bring new fire to Olympia

Rep. Mike Chapman  (D-Port Angeles)

One produced report (:80)

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Mon., Jan. 9, 2017

Key education-funding negotiator cites compromise as the path to progress

Rep. Kristine Lytton  (D-Anacortes)

One produced report (:77)

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