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  • Three Questions Sen. Andy Hill and Senate Republicans Need To Answer about Their Budget Today

    No One in Olympia Has Taken More Money From Big Oil than Andy Hill. Will He Stand Up to His Special Interest Benefactors and End Tax Loopholes for the Richest Oil Companies in the World?

    Senate GOP has Already Broken Their Promise to Voters to “Fund Education First.” What Other Voter Commitments Will They Break?

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  • Washington House Democrats Introduce Responsible Budget that Focuses on the Middle Class

    Plan makes significant investment in education, avoids raising taxes on middle-class families and makes wealthy pay their fair share

    Senate Republican Budget will no doubt be deceptive and loaded with gimmicks, but Sen. Andy Hill and Senate GOP can’t hide from the fact that their budget will make cuts to core programs Washington’s middle-class families depend on

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  • Washington State Democratic Party Announces New Communications Director

    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.

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  • Legislative cut-off shows clear differences between Democrats and Republicans

    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.

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  • Racism in Olympia

    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.”

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