Washington State Democratic Party Chair Tina Podlodowski offered the following statement on the Senate's vote to proceed to debate on repeal of the Affordable Care Act:
Jinyoung Englund, the Republican running for the state Senate seat in the 45th legislative district, sent mailings over the weekend imploring voters to “listen to the facts” about her.
Statewide Construction Projects Killed By GOP
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
Republican Health Care Amendment Exempts Congress
Showing a shocking disregard for the voters of the 45th district, candidate Jinyoung Englund skipped a campaign forum for the 45th district Senate special election Tuesday night and instead attended a fundraiser thrown for her in Pierce County, far from the district in which she is running.
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.
As a mom of three, I know what every parent knows – it’s virtually impossible to negotiate with preschoolers. As much as we may love them, and care about them, they don’t respond well to reason and they want what they want for themselves. Period.