Sen. Sharon Nelson, D-Maury Island: (TRT: :05) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD: “Homelessness is a crisis in this state. There isn’t a community in our state that is immune.”
Senate Democratic Leader, Sharon Nelson of Maury Island unveiled a proposal on Thursday, […]
Sen. John McCoy, D-Tulalip, is sponsoring a bill that would allow tribal members better access to dental care. (TRT: 0:63) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
A bill heard on Monday would expand access to dental care for tribal members through the creation of dental health aide therapists. This is the 11th time that Sen. McCoy of Tulalip has sponsored similar legislation, the second time before the Senate Health Care Committee.
Sen. John McCoy, D-Tulalip: […]
Many Senate Democrats expressed concern over the charter school bill that passed on Wednesday. (TRT: 63) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
On Wednesday, the Washington State Senate took its first votes of the 2016 Legislative Session. Much of the day’s debate centered on a bill that would address our state’s charter schools. Sen. Andy Billig of Spokane:
Two proposals to fix our state’s charter school law were heard in committee on Tuesday, however, priorities still remain focused on basic education. Sen. Andy Billig, D-Spokane is featured in the wrap. (TRT: 52) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
Sen. Andy Billig of Spokane is a member of the Senate Early Learning, K-12 Education Committee and a sponsor of one proposal to help find a solution to our state’s charter schools. Sen. Billig:
The 2015-17 operating budget passes in the Washington State Senate. (TRT: 1:13) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD.
On Monday, the Senate passed a $38.2 billion dollar biennial budget that makes much-needed investments in education, restores recession-era cuts to the safety net, and makes higher education more affordable. Sen. Jim Hargrove of Hoquiam, the lead Democratic budget negotiator, has been working to find a solution that addresses the needs of Washingtonians.
Sen. Jim Hargrove, D- […]
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee proposed a compromise budget framework that could help create a budget deal and avoid a state government shutdown. (TRT: 38) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
OLYMPIA – A group of bipartisan lawmakers on Thursday introduced Senate Bill 6130, a bill that establishes a framework to address the state’s need to reduce its reliance on local school levies to pay for basic education. (TRT: 66) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
Democratic lawmakers announce an alternative plan for reducing carbon emissions and reinvesting in Washingtonians. (TRT: 60) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD