Dear friends and neighbors, It’s been 82 days of non-stop work for our communities, with only 23 days remaining until the end of session. I am eager to provide a brief update on some recent activity in the Legislature. Senate Budget Proposal The Senate introduced a comprehensive, $69.2 billion budget proposal for the next biennium — one that reflects our values, helps us build healthier communities, works to provide a home for everyone and success for every child, and includes a historic investment to address the climate crisis. The two-year operating budget adds roughly $5.1 billion in new spending and does not rely on any new general taxes or fees. It leaves $3.8 billion (11.2%) in total reserves to guard against an economic ...Read More
As a public defender, a former Shoreline city councilmember and a former child welfare prosecutor, Jesse Salomon brings a deep and varied resume to his role as senator for the 32nd Legislative District. His priorities are to address critical needs in education, promote the creation of livable wage jobs, protect the environment, and practice fiscal accountability.
A practicing attorney for more than 15 years, Jesse holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Washington School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington University.