The long road for bills to the Governor’s office continues. The Legislature reached its halfway point this week and the Senate will begin considering bills passed by the House. Today, I want to focus on three bills that have passed the Senate, each of which has a direct impact on our ...Read More
The Session Is Underway We have almost completed the third week of the legislative session, and one thing I know for sure, Zoom and Teams may work, but the impersonal nature of them is a trying experience. Sitting in front of a computer screen talking with legislators, constituents, lobbyists and attending ...Read More
Dear Neighbors, The 2021 session is underway, and it is a session like no other. I would like to share some personal thoughts following the first few days of session. First, I can’t imagine the impact this session is having on newly elected legislators. With all the hard work campaigning and the ...Read More
Today’s e-newsletter focuses on some key policy achievements the Legislature made this last session to increase the accessibility and stability of housing. We have taken to heart the feedback of constituents regarding the housing affordability crisis and are fighting hard to ensure housing is accessible for everyone ...Read More
Today’s e-newsletter focuses on key advances the Legislature made this session in prioritizing health and wellness in our communities. I’m proud of the vast progress we made this year in just one session toward providing access to health care and other quality of life measures to Washingtonians. ...Read More
OLYMPIA — Ryan Ericson, 14, served as a page in the Washington State Senate during the week of April 1.
Pages are sponsored by the senator from their legislative district. Sen. Hunt (D-Olympia) sponsored Ericson’s week at the Legislature.
“It was so great to host ...Read More