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July 21, 2017
Statewide Construction Projects Killed By GOP
July 18, 2017
With just a few days to go until the end of the third special session, Senate Republicans continue to refuse to allow a vote on the state’s bipartisan capital budget. The capital budget funds $1 billion for school construction, 115 new forensic beds at Western and Eastern State Hospitals, affordable housing projects, and other important infrastructure projects across the state. The capital budget is also a major job creating initiative, supporting 19,000 jobs annually.
July 14, 2017
Republican Health Care Amendment Exempts Congress
July 12, 2017
July 7, 2017
Paid Family Leave!
Democrats in the legislature have worked for years to get this funded, and Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law the most progressive paid family leave law in the country this week, providing up to 12 weeks of paid leave to new parents (plus another two weeks for complicated pregnancies) and for those who need time for family and medical care.