Sen. Nelson: Improving revenue positive, but work still remains to craft a bipartisan, sustainable and fair budget
Senate Democratic Leader Sharon Nelson issued the statement below following the release of the state’s revenue forecast:
“I was very pleased to learn our state’s revenues are expected to increase. This is further proof that […]
OLYMPIA – As legislators continue work to come to an agreement on the state operating budget and a funding solution for schools, work has continued to refine the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act, which could […]
Senate Democratic Leader Sharon Nelson issued the statement below following a work session on the Voting Rights Act and the testimony of a key figure at the center […]
Small business owners, teachers, home health care workers, law enforcement, nurses and many more Washingtonians of all walks of life came to Olympia on Monday to advocate for one thing – fair taxation.
Citizen representatives […]
To paraphrase 1980s Canadian rockers Loverboy, Senate Republicans have spent the 2015 session working for the three-day weekend.
The numbers speak for themselves:
• 7 Fridays with no floor action or committees
• 35 Total days with no floor […]
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2015 Session: Let’s Get To Work
The challenges that faced the legislature in 2014 — education funding, a transportation plan for all Washingtonians and important policies such as climate change, oil train transportation and mental health — are the same challenges the 2015 legislature must tackle. Read more…Tweets by @WASenDemocrats