On Friday, March 2, 2012, Washington State Democratic Senators Rodney Tom, Tim Sheldon, and Jim Kastama voted with 22 Senate Republicans to approve a regressive budget that favors the 1%. See Outrage as Road Killers help Republicans seize control of the Washington State Senate.
Chio Saeteurn, Legislative Assistant to State Sen. Bob Hasegawa reports: On behalf of Senator Hasegawa, I am pleased to inform you that SB 5029, Creating the Washington investment trust, has been scheduled for a public hearing on Thursday, February 14th at 1:30 pm in the Senate Committee of Financial Institutions and Housing & Insurance, Senate […]
Four Reasons the Washington Supreme Court is Likely to Call the Legislature Back for a Fourth Special Session
Beginning at 9 am on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, leaders of the State legislature will hold an all day meeting at Room 1 of the Bellevue Public Library to discuss how to convince the Supreme Court not to levy sanctions against them for failing to comply with a 2012 Supreme Court Order to make adequate […]
At the state party meeting in Pasco last weekend, the Washington State Democratic Central Committee passed a resolution calling for Rep. Adam Smith, Chair of the House Armed Services Committee, to work to lower military spending. The resolution’s THEREFORE clause reads: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that we, the Washington State Democratic Central Committee, call on […]