OLYMPIA – State legislators held a work session today, casting a light on the growing problem of retirement insecurity in Washington.
One in four Washington residents between the ages of 45-64 years old has $25,000 […]
Members of leadership and the Senate Democratic budget negotiating team issued the statement below following the announcement of a deal on the 2014 supplemental operating budget Thursday:
Sen. Jim Hargrove, D-Hoquiam:
Sen. Tracey Eide, D-Federal Way, issued the following statement today:
“I will not be running for re-election as senator of the 30th Legislative District this November. Shortly after my re-election in 2010, I decided […]
Washington state will no longer be one of three states that sells juvenile records, as a result of legislation unanimously passed Friday in the Senate. (TRT: 1:31 ) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
Juvenile records […]
Sen. Brian Hatfield goes “Beef Mode” and welcomes the Washington Cattlemen’s Association to Olympia for Beef Day 2014.
Senate Democrats held a briefing Monday to discuss issues surrounding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its impact on the Reproductive Parity Act (HB 2148).
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2014 Session: Work Left Unfinished
While there were victories to celebrate in 2014 – the passage of the Dream Act, gun violence prevention and a modest amount of money put into education – Senate Democrats are concerned about the lack of progress that was made toward fully funding education in 2014 and the burden that and other shortcomings will create when the 2015 legislature convenes in January. Read more…