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March 18, 2015
Jamal Raad Most Recently Served as Communications Director for Senator Jeff Merkley’s (D-OR) Successful Re-election Campaign
The Washington State Democratic Party announced a new addition to its senior staff. Jamal Raad will lead the Party’s communications efforts as they work to elect Democrats, uphold Democratic values, and support Democrats across the state.
March 13, 2015
Democrats prioritize equality, hard-working families, the environment, and schools as legislative deadline passes.
OLYMPIA – Wednesday evening marked the legislative cut-off, where bills either get passed on to the other chamber or die a legislative death for the year. As the cut-off came and went, the differences in priorities between Democrats and Republicans became increasingly clear.
March 10, 2015
There’s no place for racism in this day and age — especially not in our State Capitol.
Yet on Februrary 26th, at a meeting of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, State Senator Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside said: “The poor are more likely to commit crimes, and colored most likely to be poor.” Later he doubled down on his offensive language, clarifying “that’s not just the negro.”
March 4, 2015
Eyes turn toward Senate Republicans to see if they will pass policies widely supported by the public
February 20, 2015
If Republicans in Olympia got their way, this is what our state would look like:
The wildly popular universal background checks on all gun sales you voted for last November would be repealed. (SB 5615, HB 1245, HB 1886)
If your unborn baby had a birth defect, your doctor wouldn’t have to tell you. If you’re a woman, you would lose the right to make some of your own health decisions altogether. (SB 5747, HB 1687, SB 5289, HB 1493)