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Session Recap Series:  Serving Our Vulnerable Populations

Session Recap Series: Serving Our Vulnerable Populations

September 10, 2021 Dear neighbors, In the last issue in my session recap e-newsletter series, we covered some legislation we passed in the 2021 session in support of equity and racial justice.  Today I’d like to touch on legislation we passed this session to provide for the basic needs of some ...

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Fair Start for Kids Informational Livestream Video

Fair Start for Kids Informational Livestream Video

Check out my recent livestream that provides a guide on how parents and providers can find information on the improvements happening to our state’s child care and early learning system thanks to the Fair Start for Kids Act! Follow along as I show you the latest on the Act’s dedicated website ...

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Legislature’s 2021 budgets bring big investments to 30th district

Legislature’s 2021 budgets bring big investments to 30th district

  The budgets approved by the Legislature this year brought significant investments to the 30th Legislative District, which includes Federal Way, Algona, Pacific, Milton, Des Moines and Auburn. “I’m proud to have supported and advocated for investments that will make life in our district better, from improving programs that increase equity and ...

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New state childcare provisions in Fair Start for Kids Act to take effect

New state childcare provisions in Fair Start for Kids Act to take effect

  Several provisions of the Fair Start for Kids Act, the system overhaul the Legislature passed this year in response to the state’s childcare crisis, take effect today. “In Washington, over half a million children do not have access to licensed childcare,” said Sen. Claire Wilson (D-Auburn), who sponsored the act. “Even ...

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Session Recap Series: Equity & Racial Justice

Session Recap Series: Equity & Racial Justice

  Dear neighbors, Here we are in June, and it feels like the 2021 legislative session ended just yesterday! In honor of the Juneteenth holiday, I’d like to start off my session recap series talking about the legislation we passed this session to improve equity and racial justice in our state. I ...

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You're invited! 30th Legislative District Virtual Town Hall on June 3

You're invited! 30th Legislative District Virtual Town Hall on June 3

 Please join myself, Rep. Jesse Johnson, and Rep. Jamila Taylor for a 30th Legislative District virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, June 3 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. You can ask questions live during the event in the livestream comments section or submit your questions in advance here. Spanish and ...

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update

 Dear neighbors, As the April 25 end of the legislative session draws near, we’re working hard to finalize bills to send off to the Governor’s office to be signed. Today I want to share several significant bills that have passed both chambers, and don’t miss some important announcements at the ...

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Budget Proposals in the 30th Legislative District

Budget Proposals in the 30th Legislative District

The 2021 legislative session is coming to an end, and budget negotiations are ongoing.  I’m advocating for funding on projects like the ones below to serve the constituents of the 30th Legislative District.

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State Senate Honors Boundless Washington Program

Resolution 8620, sponsored by Claire Wilson, reaffirms the importance of the Boundless Washington program in promoting strong, equitable leadership in Washington state.

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update

  Dear neighbors, I am happy to report that we recently completed another phase of the legislative session!  Last Tuesday was the deadline known as “house of origin cutoff.” In general, bills must pass out of the chamber where they were introduced by this deadline in order to advance in the legislative ...

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