Category Archives: News Release

Washington State Capitol Building
21 Apr
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Mullet bills on retirement savings and financial literacy pass Legislature

Small businesses would be able to offer no-cost savings plans to help employees at small businesses save for retirement, and high school students will be taught the basics of financial literacy, as a result of the two top-priority bills by ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
03 Apr
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Mullet: Budget amendments sought to protect Issaquah, taxpayers

Two amendments proposed today by Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, would have reversed budget provisions that reduce funds to Issaquah and other cities and saddle taxpayers across the state with increased debt to pay for the day to day operation of ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
31 Mar
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Mullet: Republicans’ proposed operating budget ‘fiscally irresponsible’

The operating budget proposed today by Senate Republicans is fiscally irresponsible and needs fundamental improvement before it can be seriously considered, said Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, ranking member on the Senate Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee. “This budget would ring ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
11 Mar
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Senate passes Mullet bill to create retirement savings plans

Small businesses would be able to offer no-cost savings plans to help employees at small businesses save for retirement, under legislation passed today by the Senate on a 29-20 vote. Senate Bill 5826,” sponsored by Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, now ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
05 Mar
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Mullet: Proposed transportation projects vital to region and travel

A major project in the transportation package passed this week by the Senate will ease rush-hour traffic on Interstate 90 from Issaquah to Bellevue and reduce congestion in other areas vital to the region, Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, said today. ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
02 Mar
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Mullet legislation on financial literacy passes Senate, heads to House

Legislation requiring that high school students be taught basic financial literacy passed the Senate today on a 44-4 vote and now heads to the House of Representatives for consideration there. Senate Bill 5202, sponsored by Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, would ...

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12 Feb
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Mullet discusses electric car incentive bill

Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, appears on TVW’s “The Impact” to explain the value of his legislation to encourage the purchase of electric vehicles and use a portion of the tax to create recharging stations along Washington highways.

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11 Feb
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Mullet would create no-cost savings plans for small business employees

Small businesses would be able to offer no-cost savings plans to help employees save for retirement under legislation heard today by the Senate Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee. “As a small business owner, I can’t help but notice that many ...

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05 Feb
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Mullet’s ‘Seventh Period Program’ would boost instruction for students

Middle school students who struggle to complete their homework on time could attend an optional hour at the end of the school day to receive additional instruction from a rotating pool of teachers, under a pilot program heard today by ...

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13 Jan
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Mullet office will sponsor student pages in state Senate

Students ages 14 to 16 may serve as Senate pages through the office of Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, during the 2015 legislative session. “Each year, hundreds of students enjoy this opportunity, and it’s one that I strongly recommend to 5th ...

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