Dear friends and neighbors, I would like to provide you with a brief review of our historic 2023 legislative session and one-day special session, but before I begin, I want you to know I am honored and filled with immense gratitude for the opportunity to continue serving as your state senator. Over the past months, we have witnessed tireless dedication, impassioned debates, and unwavering commitment from lawmakers, advocates, and community members. As we reflect upon the incredible hard work accomplished during this session, I am convinced it has not only shaped the present but also laid the foundation for a brighter future for Washingtonians. I want to share with you some highlights from a truly remarkable session. The year of housing As ...Read More
Patty is a mom, attorney, and long-time community advocate. She was first appointed to the House of Representatives in September of 2015 and won her first election to retain the seat the following year. In January 2017, Patty was again unanimously appointed by the King County Council to fill the vacant Senate seat in the 48th Legislative District. She now represents her constituents as their first female state Senator.
Selected by her colleagues to chair the Senate Housing Committee, Kuderer is eager to bring new, diverse voices to the table as the Legislature looks to continue tackling the statewide crisis of housing instability.
In addition to her role as chair, Kuderer serves as a member of the Law & Justice, State Government & Elections, and Rules committees.
Read Patty’s full biography here.
Sen. Kuderer In The News
This week’s election in Clark County was simple and straightforward. Unlike comprehensive ...Read More
A state work group wants to prevent vehicles that are lived in ...Read More
SEATTLE — A host of Washington state’s top elected officials, including Gov. ...Read More
The Washington Legislature is using one of the largest infusions of federal ...Read More
Lawmakers will consider multiple proposals this session to restrict access to guns ...Read More
For years, white-collar employees at Amazon.com Inc. have accused the company of using ...Read More
In discussions on tackling the issues of homelessness, some have academic cred ...Read More
For more than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington renters who ...Read More
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Gun owners can no longer display guns at the ...Read More
The Olympian: Lawmakers OK tenants’ civil right to counsel bill. Will it be ready to stop an eviction cliff?
A bill signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday makes Washington the ...Read More