OLYMPIA – Sen. Bob Hasegawa, D-Beacon Hill, has been appointed to three critical committees in the Washington state Senate.

Hasegawa is moving to the Commerce & Labor committee to serve as the ranking Democrat. He will also serve on the Rules committee and the Senate budgetary committee, Ways & Means. Any bill that goes to the floor of the Senate for a final vote must pass through Rules and/or Ways & Means.

“I am very pleased to be serving on committees where I feel I can do a lot of good for this district and the state,” Hasegawa said on Thursday. “From addressing income inequality to funding education, there is a lot of work to be done. But being positioned on these three committees will give the 11th district a voice where it counts in state government.”

Hasegawa previously served for two years as the ranking Democrat on the Governmental Operations committee.

For full list of committee appointments and leadership, please click here.


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