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Gun responsibility legislation introduced to aid families, law enforcement

  • January 28th, 2015

Legislation to help families and law enforcement when someone is at extreme risk for committing violence against themselves or others was introduced today by Sen. David Frockt, D-Seattle. Companion legislation will be introduced by […]

Democrats’ bill would repair hole in women’s health coverage

  • January 7th, 2015

It would be illegal for employers in Washington state to provide health insurance plans that discriminate against employees’ by interfering with their access to contraception, under a bill sponsored by virtually the entire Senate […]

  • Senate Democrats release full leadership and committee appointments

Senate Democrats release full leadership and committee appointments

  • December 18th, 2014

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Senate Democratic caucus approved their full leadership and committee appointments on Thursday, for the upcoming 2015 legislative session.

Changes to leadership include Sen. Andy Billig, D-Spokane, assuming the role of […]

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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…

Sen. Sharon Nelson

Sen. Sharon Nelson – Senate Democratic Leader