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Sen. Sharon Nelson applauds State House for helping close the wage gap

  • March 3rd, 2015

Senate Democratic Leader Sharon Nelson released the statement below Tuesday following the State House’s passage of a measure to raise Washington’s minimum wage:

“I applaud the leadership of our colleagues in the House of Representatives […]

Legislative town hall meetings coming up March 14

  • March 2nd, 2015

OLYMPIA – As the legislative session hits the halfway mark, legislators are taking time to meet with their constituents across the state. Several town halls will take place on March 14 to offer people […]

Sen. Hobbs: Hold all taxes to the same standard

  • March 2nd, 2015

Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, on Monday challenged the constitutionality of the Senate Republican’s two-thirds procedural rule to create new taxes; a challenge which was upheld by the Lieutenant Governor. Hobbs explained his move […]

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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