I support efforts to legalize gay marriage in Washington State. However, it’s not at the top of my list of priorities. Legalizing gay marriage may drive a wedge into Democratic constituencies and harm efforts to support economic justice, education, and social services. I fear that lawmakers prefer dealing with wedge issues over economic issues.
First of all I want to thank the many people and organizations who have supported me. I was honored by, and proud of, my record as a Democrat and representative of a growing number of people who want to see Medicare for All, the best quality public education, tax fairness, living wage jobs, equal justice […]
Senator Reuven Carlyle explains why he voted against the McCleary deal: the entire burden is placed on the middle class
Video: Sen. Carlyle’s McCleary Floor Speech (Excerpts) 70% of low income people in King County are going to see a tax increase. There is a perception that this is about taxing rich folk in the big cities [but it’s not so]. There is not one business in this state that does not win in terms […]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ALERT! Millionaire Community Solar? Call TODAY to Save Community Solar in Washington State, ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Millionaire Community Solar? Community Solar in Washington State will either be saved or killed this legislative session in Washington State. Your tax dollars will continue to feed the incentive program, but instead of providing incentives for renewable energy for […]