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30 Apr
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Child welfare programs will be stronger under new law

Legislation to provide additional support for children and families going through the child welfare system was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. SB 5486, sponsored by Sen. David Frockt, D-Seattle, will improve the Parents For Parents program, which engages ...

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30 Apr
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Democrats offer amendment to reduce tuition at all state colleges and universities

A proposed amendment to Senate Bill 5954, co-sponsored by Sen. David Frockt, D-Seattle and Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, D-Seattle, would have reduced tuition by 5 percent for all students of public colleges and universities in Washington. Today’s effort by Senate Democrats ...

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22 Apr
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Earth Day

It doesn’t seem like an outrageous statement to me to say that today, in 2015, we should listen to what scientists have to say on the major issues of the day. It just so happens that on one of the ...

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15 Apr
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Seattle Senators add school construction funding for Seattle Public Schools to capital budget

The Senate capital budget would provide money for critical school construction projects in Seattle School District under an amendment proposed by the Seattle Senate delegation and adopted by the full Senate. The amendment was signed by Senators David Frockt, Jamie ...

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13 Apr
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More patients, more doctors

As the ranking Democrat on the Senate Health Care Committee, one of my top legislative priorities has been to expand our medical workforce, including both physicians and other health care professionals. Health care expansion has finally brought health insurance to ...

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