17 04, 2015

State Senate recognizes National Day of Silence

  • April 17th, 2015

OLYMPIA – Sen. Jamie Pedersen, D-Seattle, sponsored Senate Resolution 8669  on Friday to recognize thousands of Washington state students who are raising awareness of anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools on the National Day of Silence. (TRT: 53) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD


3 04, 2015

Senate rule change prevents ratification of collective bargaining agreements in budget

  • April 3rd, 2015

The amendment to the state budget that would have ratified collective bargaining agreements for state employees failed by one vote due to a rule requiring 30 votes to pass an amendment to the budget. (TRT: 1:14) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD


Sen. Jim Hargrove, D-Hoquiam: (TRT: 19) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD: “In 2001 we had 6 million people in the state and we had 64,000 government employees. Today we have 7 million […]