FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 12, 2023
OLYMPIA – Senator Claire Wilson (D-Auburn) is entering the 2023 legislative session with several bills aimed at improving the lives of Washington families.
“We have accomplished so much for Washington families, but there is still work to be done. This year, my commitment remains the same: make Washington a better place for all,” Wilson said.
Wilson is making good on that commitment in her roles as chair of the Human Services Committee and vice chair of the Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee.
Her promise is represented in her proposed legislation, which includes:
- SB 5127, which seeks to protect student personal information in public records requests.
- SB 5223, which seeks to protect minors from sexual exploitation.
- SB 5225, which seeks to increase access to the working connections child care program.
- SB 5230, which seeks to extend foster care services to youth and young adults ages 18-25.
- SB 5316, which seeks to eliminate some licensing and background check costs for childcare providers.
“I am looking forward to the important work we will accomplish this session. I want families to know I have their back,” Wilson said.