Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) will be named an Economic Development Champion during a reception tonight at the Washington Economic Development Association (WEDA) Winter Conference. “Economic development is just another way of saying it’s important that our communities are healthy and thriving,” Mullet said. “All the little things we do to promote and further prosperity in local communities add up to make a big, big difference in the everyday quality of life in households across our state.” Suzanne Dale Estey, WEDA’s executive director, said her organization wanted to recognize Mullet’s longtime leadership and support for efforts to grow jobs and increase economic vitality, citing in particular his work to enable Tax Increment Financing (TIF) in Washington state. TIF allows local governments to fund ...Read More
First elected to the Senate in 2012, Mark chairs the Senate Financial Institutions, Economic Development & Trade Committee and the Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee. He is also a member of the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee and the Senate Ways & Means Committee, where he is part of the team that negotiates the state’s capital construction budget.
Read Mark’s full biography here.