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14 May
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WATCH: Sen. Frockt shares vision for economic recovery committee on TVW

Sen. David Frockt appeared on TVW’s The Impact this week to share his vision for the newly created  bipartisan Special Committee on Economic Recovery. The committee will hold its first meeting in June and is tasked with making recommendations on COVID-19 ...

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13 May
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Senate Majority Leader welcomes June Robinson to the Senate

Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig issued the statement below following the Snohomish County Council unanimously appointing June Robinson this afternoon to replace Sen. John McCoy as the Senator from the 38th Legislative District. McCoy retired last month: “June Robinson has ...

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09 May
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Sen. Billig and Speaker Jinkins issue statement on Senate Republican refusal to extend emergency domestic violence protections

*Please see additional documents at the bottom of this statement Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane) and Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma) issued the statement below following the refusal today of Senate Republican leadership to sign off on ...

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06 May
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Senate announces formation of bipartisan COVID-19 long-term recovery committee

OLYMPIA – Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane) on Wednesday announced the formation of a bipartisan Special Committee on Economic Recovery in the Washington State Senate to address the state’s long-term economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The committee will ...

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16 Apr
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Senator John McCoy announces retirement from Washington State Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — April 16, 2020 McCoy announces retirement from Washington State Senate OLYMPIA — After 17 years of service in the Washington State Legislature, Sen. John McCoy (D-Tulalip) announced his retirement on Thursday after submitting a resignation letter to Gov. ...

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16 Apr
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Statement from Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane) on the retirement of Sen. John McCoy (D-Tulalip) 

“I was saddened to learn of my friend John McCoy’s retirement from the Senate, but his legacy of service to his community, our state and the nation will be felt for generations. “He served this country with distinction for 20 ...

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03 Apr
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Dem budget leaders support reductions to address economic impacts of COVID-19

Rep. Timm Ormsby (D-Spokane) and Sen. Christine Rolfes (D-Kitsap County) issued the statement below in support of Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to veto parts of the 2020 supplemental operating budget to better reflect the state’s current economic situation: “We support ...

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23 Mar
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Statement from legislative leaders in support of Stay Home, Stay Healthy

Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane), Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma), Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) and House Minority Leader JT Wilcox (R-Yelm) released the following statement in support of Gov. Inslee’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ steps ...

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18 Mar
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Billig: Governor has Legislature’s full support

OLYMPIA – Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig said the Legislature took steps before adjourning last week to swiftly support coronavirus response efforts by Gov. Jay Inslee, including the release of $200 million in emergency funds appropriated by the Washington State ...

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12 Mar
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Sen. Billig statement on the conclusion of the 2020 session

“I am so proud of the work we’ve done on behalf of the people of this state, but all of our thoughts right now are with the people and communities across Washington impacted by the coronavirus and with the public ...

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