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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

The new year has arrived and the 2021 legislative session starts on Monday. I am always excited to represent the Spokane community in the State Senate, but this year it feels more important than ever. We have big challenges, but also the opportunity to build back a robust recovery that works for everyone. For an overview of priorities for this Legislative ...

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About Andy

Andy Billig is a proud father, businessperson and member of the Spokane community. Having previously served a term in the state House of Representatives, he was elected to the state Senate by constituents of the 3rd Legislative District in 2012 and was re-elected in 2016. He was elected Majority Leader by Senate Democrats in 2018.

In the Senate, Andy continues to be an advocate for children, working families, and small businesses, putting people first in Spokane and throughout the state. He has been particularly active as a legislative leader on early learning and K-12 education. He has also led efforts to pass legislation to increase transparency and equity in our democracy.

Read Andy’s full biography here.

In the News

Washington State Wire: Democratic leaders discuss legislative goals for 2021 session

Washington State Wire: Democratic leaders discuss legislative goals for 2021 session

Leaders from the House and Senate Democratic Caucuses — Speaker Laurie Jinkins, Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig, House Majority Floor Leader Monica Stonier, and Senate Deputy Majority Leader Manka Dhingra — gathered Wednesday for a virtual press conference to discuss ...

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The Spokesman-Review: Getting There: Billig vows to push transportation package as Washington struggles with decaying road infrastructure, pandemic slowdown

The Spokesman-Review: Getting There: Billig vows to push transportation package as Washington struggles with decaying road infrastructure, pandemic slowdown

At least we’re not New Jersey. That was one of the few bright spots to be found in a new report from the libertarian Reason Foundation ranking state highway systems for “overall cost-effectiveness and condition.” North Dakota came in first, New Jersey ...

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The Seattle Times: Spokane state Sen. Andy Billig reelected as Washington state Senate majority leader

The Seattle Times: Spokane state Sen. Andy Billig reelected as Washington state Senate majority leader

Democrats in the state Senate have reelected state Sen. Andy Billig of Spokane as majority leader, and named Sen. Bob Hasegawa of Seattle majority caucus chair. The moves were made as lawmakers prepare for the 2021 legislative session, which will convene ...

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