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  • Senate Republicans: Working for the (Three-Day) Weekend

Senate Republicans: Working for the (Three-Day) Weekend

  • April 23rd, 2015

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 […]

  • Senate Democrats offer plan to fully implement K-12 funding

Senate Democrats offer plan to fully implement K-12 funding

  • April 15th, 2015

Senate Democrats on Wednesday introduced a plan to phase in full funding of K-12 education for Washington students and get the state out from under the Supreme Court’s contempt of court ruling.

The plan will […]

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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