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Sen. Carlyle delivers remarks reflecting on his journey in the Legislature

Here are my remarks on the Senate floor reflecting on my journey in the Legislature. I could not be more grateful for the honor of having been your partner in service.

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About Reuven

Sen. Reuven Carlyle represents Washington’s 36th Legislative District (including the Northwest Seattle neighborhoods of South Lake Union, Belltown, Ballard, Queen Anne, Greenwood and Magnolia) in the State Senate. The district is home to the iconic Space Needle as well as the global headquarters of Amazon, Expedia, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PATH and other organizations.

Reuven served in the state House of Representatives from 2009-2016 before being elected to the Senate. A passionate advocate for data-driven solutions, he served as chair of the House Finance Committee and as a budget writer, and passed sweeping legislation ensuring open transparency of the value of tax preferences.

Read Sen. Carlyle’s full biography here.

In The News

The Urbanist: Democrats Unveil Transformative ‘Move Ahead Washington’ Transportation Package

The Urbanist: Democrats Unveil Transformative ‘Move Ahead Washington’ Transportation Package

On Tuesday, the Washington State Legislature’s Democratic caucus unveiled a $16 billion proposal funding a suite of transportation projects intended to be completed over the next 16 years, through 2038. The proposal represents both a dramatic shift from the proposals ...

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King 5: Community, lawmakers talk about new vision for Aurora Avenue

King 5: Community, lawmakers talk about new vision for Aurora Avenue

Sen. Reuven Carlyle wants to see millions in investments in State Route 99 in Seattle.

SEATTLE — A neglected portion of Seattle's Aurora Avenue may finally get some attention and investment.

Community members joined city and state leaders for a walking tour ...

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Washington Passed its Cap-and-Trade Climate Legislation. Now What?

Washington Passed its Cap-and-Trade Climate Legislation. Now What?

SEATTLE—Washington state lawmakers have passed a sweeping set of environmental regulations meant to cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 while pumping billions of dollars into the state coffers and addressing environmental racism. You can read the full U.S. ...

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