As a result of the Legislature lowering college tuition rates and the financial markets reaching record highs, the Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program is currently operating on a roughly $600 million surplus. Under Senate Bill 5923, introduced today by Sen. Mark Mullet, D- Issaquah, GET credit holders would be able to take advantage of the increased value of their investments when ...Read More
OLYMPIA- Sen. Mark Mullet, D- Issaquah, issued this statement following the introduction of House Bill 1147, the House proposed supplemental transportation budget. HB 1147 accelerates the timing and funding for a new interchange at State Route 18 and Interstate 90. The project was initially set to begin in 2023 but with these proposed changes, it will begin this year. “Moving the ...Read More
OLYMPIA- Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, issued this statement following the passage of Senate Bill 5023, commonly known as the levy cliff bill. “Allowing local communities to maintain their current school levy rates for at least one more year was a top priority of mine this legislative session. “Extending this deadline out another year is an insurance policy for school districts so they ...Read More
OLYMPIA – Sen. Mark Mullet, D- Issaquah, today introduced legislation that offers a moderate approach to fully funding our schools and resolving the state’s McCleary lawsuit. “We’ve seen the Republican proposal and the Democratic proposal; this is the moderate proposal,” said Mullet. “At the start of negotiations, it’s important to get all ideas on the table. I’m confident that my ...Read More
Olympia - Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, wants the state to speed up improvements to one of the most congested and dangerous interchanges in the state, where State Route 18 meets Interstate 90. A redesign of the intersection has been approved but completion of the project isn’t expected until 2028, Mullet feels that isn’t soon enough to address a serious public safety ...Read More
OLYMPIA – In recognition of his extraordinary leadership on tenant’s rights issues, the Alliance of Eastside Agencies has named Sen. Mark Mullet, D- Issaquah, 2016’s Elected Official of the Year. During the 2016 legislative session, Mullet sponsored Senate Bill 6413 which requires landlords to publicly post whether or not they accept a reusable tenant screening report. The use of reusable screening ...Read More
OLYMPIA – In recognition of his commitment to eliminate barriers to housing and to simplify the rental application process, Sen. Mark Mullet has been awarded the Washington Low-Income Housing Alliance’s Lawmaker of the Year award. During the 2016 legislative session, Mullet sponsored Senate Bill 6413 which requires landlords to publicly post whether or not they accept a reusable tenant screening report. ...Read More
OLYMPIA – Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, will host three town hall meetings throughout the 5th Legislative District on Saturday, April 2. The locations and times for the events are:
- Issaquah: 11 a.m. to noon
- Snoqualmie: 1-2 p.m.
- Maple Valley: 3-4 p.m.
OLYMPIA – Prospective renters would save money during the rental application process and landlords would gain additional time to return rental deposits, under legislation sponsored by Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah. “This bill brings two groups together that are historically at odds with each other,” said Mullet. “Throughout my legislative career, I have tried hard to bring groups together to find a ...Read More
Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, was named a City Champion today by the Association of Washington Cities. One of several legislators who were honored today by the association, Mullet was chosen for his work on multiple fronts during the 2015 legislative session. The association lauded Mullet for his efforts to maintain critical city financial support, including help to secure previously reduced liquor ...Read More