Sen. Claire Wilson (D-Auburn) was honored as a “Champion for Children” by the Children's Alliance for her work and leadership during the 2023 legislative session. The award recognizes lawmakers who provide significant leadership to advance public policies that create opportunity for all of Washington’s 1.6 million children. Wilson was among 10 lawmakers in the Washington House and Senate who were honored with the award. The Children’s Alliance pointed to Wilson’s work to advance families’ access to quality childcare through the expansion of Working Connections Child Care. She sponsored SB 5225, which extended WCCC eligibility to immigrant families, childcare employees, and parents directed to find care by therapeutic courts. She ...Read More
About Sen. Claire Wilson
Claire Wilson has represented the people of the 30th District since 2018. She is in chairs the Human Services Committee and is proud to serve as vice chair of the Early Learning and K-12 Committee. She is also a member of the Transportation Committee, Rules Committee and holds the role of Assistant Majority Whip.
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Sen. Claire Wilson In The News
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A new law simultaneously increasing access to affordable childcare and strengthening Washington’s ...Read More
Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed a bill intended to help survivors of ...Read More
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Washington lawmakers have passed legislation holding the governor’s office accountable for a ...Read More
Washington lawmakers voted nearly unanimously Friday to strengthen oversight of private special ...Read More
The state Senate has passed a bill to remove licensing and background ...Read More