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Senate Democrats unveil the Bring Washington Home Act

  • February 4th, 2016

Communities throughout Washington are reporting a spike in their homeless population. What has long been a problem is quickly becoming a crisis.

Because of the urgency of this growing issue, Senate Democrats are sponsoring the […]

  • Ranker: State has lost an ‘incredible leader’ in Harriet Spanel

Ranker: State has lost an ‘incredible leader’ in Harriet Spanel

  • February 2nd, 2016

Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, today released this statement on the passing of former Sen. Harriet Spanel, his predecessor as senator representing the 40th Legislative District.
“I am extremely saddened to hear of the loss […]

  • Sen. Liias, AG Ferguson unveil bills to reduce student loan debt

Sen. Liias, AG Ferguson unveil bills to reduce student loan debt

  • February 2nd, 2016

College students could gain relief from crushing student loan debt through a trio of bills unveiled today by Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, and Attorney Gen. Bob Ferguson.
“Spiraling student loan debt is strangling middle class […]

Nelson: Latest Republican distraction won’t keep us from fixing education

  • January 28th, 2016

Senate Democratic Leader Sharon Nelson on Thursday issued the statement below after the Senate Republicans at taxpayer expense hired yet another investigator to address the Department of Corrections computer error: