April 22, 2017
The Washington State Democratic Central Committee is in Walla Walla this weekend for our April meeting. We’re excited to be participating in a virtual “March for Science” and talking about Earth Day and the importance of protecting our environment against climate change.
April 14, 2017
Fellow Democrats – here’s the big news in Washington politics this week:
A New Republican In LD 45
April 12, 2017
Former RNC staffer and candidate for the 45th LD Senate seat Jinyoung Lee Englund was registered to vote outside of the 45th district with a mailing address in Virginia as recently as April 4th, according to data provided by the Washington Secretary of State’s office.
According to a data file of registered voters provided by the Secretary of State's office on April 4th 2017, Englund was registered to vote in the 48th LD at 17020 38th Pl NE, Bellevue WA 98008, with a mailing address at 181 East Reed Ave Unit 103, Alexandria VA 22305.
April 12, 2017
Englund has spent her entire career as a Washington D.C. lobbyist and partisan operative for the Republican Party – a record wildly out of touch with the values and concerns of 45th LD voters
April 8, 2017
Fellow Democrats – it’s been a huge week in politics, but here are updates on some of the big new items we’re tracking.
Trump Strikes Syria
March 31, 2017
Happy April Fool’s Day! We promise that there aren’t any tricks or fooling in our Week In Review email – just the news you need about what’s going on in politics this week.
This week’s breaking news – Senator Maria Cantwell has announced her opposition to Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch!
March 29, 2017
After authoring extreme budget, Rossi continues GOP trend of ducking voters
After taking responsibility for a budget that raises college tuition, cuts preschool and early learning, and creates the biggest property tax increase in state history, Sen. Dino Rossi is refusing to hold an in-person town hall meeting to face his constituents and hear their feedback. By contrast, both of his Democratic seatmates, Rep. Larry Springer and Rep. Roger Goodman, have held in-person town hall meetings.
March 29, 2017
On Tuesday, the House Ways & Means Committee voted on a party line against asking the U.S. Treasury Department to supply President Trump’s full tax returns from 2006 to 2015, plus additional information regarding his financial involvement in debt held by foreign interests. Republican Congressman Dave Reichert of Washington’s 8th Congressional District was among those who voted against holding Trump accountable.
March 25, 2017
This Week In Review – Saturday, 3/25/2017
This week had a big win with our defeat of TrumpCare, but we’ve still got a lot of work to do. Here’s what’s going on:
March 21, 2017
The Facts You Need On The Senate Republican Budget
The Senate Republicans are underfunding nearly every major priority in our state budget.
Gov. Inslee proposed $1.5 billion more than the Republicans did for K-12 education, the state’s paramount duty. And Inslee proposed investing $220 million in mental health care and fixing Western State Hospital in the next two years, while the Republicans proposed just $95 million. But beyond their failure to fund the state’s top priorities, the Republican budget has a lot of BIG problems…