Senate Democratic Floor Leader Christine Rolfes issued the statement below following today’s Supreme Court ruling:
“Today’s Supreme Court ruling that the state is in contempt for failing to adequately fund the education of Washington’s one million school […]
OLYMPIA – Following the release of a report by the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) on the presence of toxic chemicals in children’s products, Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Sharon Nelson, D-Maury Island, […]
The June revenue forecast, released Tuesday, shows an increase of $157 million in general fund revenue for the current biennium and projects a $238 million increase in the next.
During the next session, the Legislature […]
OLYMPIA – The Senate Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Committee will meet in Spokane on June 17 to discuss oil transportation safety.
The hearing will take place at Spokane City Council chambers at 10:30 a.m. […]
OLYMPIA – Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, D-Seattle, released this statement following news of a shooting this afternoon at Seattle Pacific University in Queen Anne.
“My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families, students and staff […]
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2014 Session: Work Left Unfinished
While there were victories to celebrate in 2014 – the passage of the Dream Act, gun violence prevention and a modest amount of money put into education – Senate Democrats are concerned about the lack of progress that was made toward fully funding education in 2014 and the burden that and other shortcomings will create when the 2015 legislature convenes in January. Read more…