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  • Pedersen: Supreme Court ruling affirms the promise of equality for all

Pedersen: Supreme Court ruling affirms the promise of equality for all

  • June 26th, 2015

OLYMPIA – Today the United States Supreme Court issued its much-awaited ruling on marriage equality across the country.

In a landmark decision that will finally secure marriage rights for all couples, the Court ruled state […]

WHY DEMOCRATS OPPOSE A SHUTDOWN – Negative impacts on kids, schools

  • June 23rd, 2015

While some services are protected by constitutional or federal mandates, a government shutdown would still hurt people in communities across our state in more ways than you can imagine. Washington children would lose early […]

New proposal targets carbon reduction, rural economic growth

  • May 11th, 2015

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 […]

  • Sen. Nelson: Voting is a fundamental American right

Sen. Nelson: Voting is a fundamental American right

  • May 7th, 2015

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 […]

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