The 2021 session of the Legislature has kicked off with virtual participation in deference to the coronavirus. Leadership of each legislative session usually comes from the four corners, which are the leaders of each house and party. Democrats include Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma) and Majority Leader Pat Sullivan (D-Covington), and their Republican counterparts, Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox (R-Yelm) and Deputy Leader Joel Kretz (R-Wauconda). In the Democratic Senate, the Majority Leader is Andy Billig (D-Spokane), and replacing Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) as Republican Minority Leader is John Braun (R-Centralia). ... In addition to Hobbs, other members of the Senate Members of Color Caucus to watch as leaders are Sen. Mona Das (D-Kent) from the 47th District, who will be on the housing ...Read More
Bob is a longtime labor and social justice activist. He led many workers struggles, winning top wages and benefits for working families and retirees, and he collaborated in many social justice struggles to protect civil rights, democracy, the environment and our constitutional rights.
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