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Washington Voting Rights Act passes out of committee

  • February 19th, 2015

The Senate Government Operations & Security Committee today passed the Washington Voting Rights Act on a bipartisan vote. The legislation, SB 5668, empowers local governments to tailor local solutions to systemic electoral issues, […]

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 […]

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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