Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) received the 2023 “Legislator of the Year” award from the Washington Farm Bureau at its annual statewide meeting in November. The Farm Bureau lauded Mullet for his work to support farmers, ensure the state keeps its promise to agriculture about gas prices and the cost of compliance with the state’s Climate Commitment Act, provide funding to improve our water systems and drought protections, and more. “I want to thank the Washington Farm Bureau for this award. Speaking as a guy who runs restaurants, I can say for sure that without farmers, nobody’s getting fed. The Farm Bureau is an important stakeholder to me, and I’m honored to have their partnership,” Mullet said. “I’m committed to working to ...Read More
First elected to the Senate in 2012, Mark is currently the Vice Chair of the Senate Ways & Means Committee, where he also serves as the leader of the Senate’s capital budget team. The capital budget makes infrastructure investments across Washington, funding affordable housing, school construction, health care facilities, environmental projects, and much more, while creating tens of thousands of jobs. Mark also serves on the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee and the Senate Business, Financial Services, Gaming & Trade Committee.
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