Category Archives: News Release

01 Feb
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Mullet bill could save lives by providing AC in adult family homes

Tragic deaths of senior citizens and other residents in adult family homes during severe heat waves might be avoided, under legislation awaiting action in the Senate Ways & Means Committee. “In adult family homes, up to six residents can receive ...

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25 Jan
0

Mullet: Kids shouldn’t have to pay for college classes in high school

Students would be charged little or nothing to take college courses like Running Start or College in the High School while still in high school, under legislation recently passed out of the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee. “No ...

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13 Jan
0

Mullet supports improvements to police accountability laws

Police accountability laws passed in 2021 would be improved in several areas by legislation introduced early this legislative session by Sen. Kevin Van De Wege (D-Sequim) and cosponsored by Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah). “Every year the Legislature passes laws that ...

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10 Jan
0

Mullet legislating remotely after positive COVID test at Capitol

Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah), chair of the Senate Business, Financial Services & Trade Committee, will work the initial days of the 2022 legislative session from home after testing positive for COVID-19. “If I had to get it, this is probably ...

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25 Aug
0

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 ...

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04 Jun
0

Mullet, Callan, Ramos to host virtual town hall meeting Thursday

Sen. Mark Mullet, Rep. Lisa Callan and Rep. Bill Ramos will host a virtual town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 10. The 5th Legislative District seatmates are conducting the town hall virtually to maintain accessibility and to enable ...

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17 May
0

Mullet: Transportation veto ‘poisons the well for all future negotiations’

Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) released this statement following the governor’s partial vetoes of Senate Bill 5126, the Climate Commitment Act, and House Bill 1091, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the carbon intensity of transportation fuel. “This sets a ...

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10 May
0

Mullet bill to limit GET tuition increases signed into law

Legislation signed today by Gov. Jay Inslee will make sure Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) credits accurately reflect tuition costs at the time of purchase. “GET enables the parents of young kids today to afford the cost of tuition when their ...

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04 May
0

It’s the law: Mullet bill requires robust access to school counselors

Students will be assured of adequate access to school counselors, not only for career guidance but to address trauma and mental health needs during increasingly stressful times, as a result of legislation signed into law Monday. “Kids make some of ...

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10 Mar
0

Senate passes Mullet bill to limit GET tuition increases

The Senate passed legislation late Tuesday to make sure GET credits accurately reflect tuition costs at the time of purchase. Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) sponsored Senate Bill 5430 when he noticed that GET credits for a year of tuition at ...

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