Legislature

In the News: Arlington teen serves as a page in Olympia Samuel Neunzig, a student at Arlington High School, recently spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Neunzig was one of 18 students who served as Senate pages for the opening week of the 2015 legislative session. Senate pages are responsible... Read More...
Cascade Middle School student pages for Sen. Pearson Angel Wright, an eighth-grader at Cascade Middle School, took time away from school to spend the week of Feb. 17-21 participating in the Senate Page Program at the Washington State Legislature. She was sponsored by Sen. Kirk Pearson of the 39th Legislative District. “Students in the page program have a... Read More...
Monroe High School sophomore serves as page in Olympia Maya Krankota, a sophomore at Monroe High School, took time away from her studies to spend the week participating in the Senate Page Program at the Washington State Legislature. She was sponsored by Sen. Kirk Pearson of the 39th Legislative District. Maya was one of 10 students ages 14 to... Read More...
Pearson pleased with successful Skagit County agenda As the 2013 legislative session finally came to a close Saturday evening, Sen. Kirk Pearson reported great progress for projects benefitting Skagit County residents. In addition to work on a variety of policy and budget issues affecting the entire state, Pearson worked to secure funding for a new fire station... Read More...
Pearson announces funding for Prairie Creek improvements The Washington State Legislature approved a new two-year capital budget Saturday evening, which included funding to make significant drainage improvements for Prairie Creek in Arlington. Sen. Kirk Pearson worked to secure $750,000 aimed at reducing flooding in the area, which has had major impacts on local businesses and the Centennial... Read More...
Pearson’s work to keep state parks open earns legislative approval A measure sponsored by Sen. Kirk Pearson that provides funding to keep state parks open earned strong bipartisan approval Sunday in the Washington State Senate and Monday in the House of Representatives. “Facing the possibility of shutting down parks I was determined to develop options for keeping them accessible and... Read More...
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