Mullet named City Champion, Benjamin Franklin Legislator of the Year

Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) has been honored by two groups for his work as a state legislator this year — as a City Champion by the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) and as the Benjamin Franklin Legislator of the Year by the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC). In naming Mullet a City Champion, the AWC called Mullet “an important voice for cities in his caucus” and “a big supporter of economic development.” The group recognized him as a “key player” in passage of the Tax Increment Financing bill earlier this year and said he “is a strong advocate for local funding and decision-making authority.” In addition to the tax increment financing legislation, Mullet attributed the recognition to his efforts to ...

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