Progressive leader on housing, health care and education will help bring needed focus to pressing, community-driven reforms to policing and racial bias. Seattle – State Representative Frank Chopp (D-Seattle) is calling for urgent legislative action on a package to address law enforcement training, conduct, and funding. “For many days, Americans across the nation have peacefully … Continued
Proposal would help prevent cuts and fund community health, early childhood education, and support for working families through a “Fair Share Contribution” from large corporations, highest earners, and more Seattle – Today, State Rep. Frank Chopp announced his ‘Public Priorities and Progressive Revenues Plan’ – a set of proposals to respond to COVID-19 and invest … Continued
Over the past week, our nation has grieved the death of George Floyd. I stand united with all who demand that justice must be brought to those who took his life and applaud today’s announcement by the Minnesota Attorney General to charge all four officers, including second degree murder for Derek Chauvin. I also stand … Continued
Washington State lawmakers have taken a major step toward offering free or reduced college tuition using funds from businesses there, including Amazon and Microsoft, in a move that is being applauded by policy analysts for its innovation and reach.
Last week, state lawmakers passed the Workforce Education Investment Act, which would raise almost $1 billion over a four-year period with a surcharge on companies that employ highly skilled workers, like accounting, engineering, architecture and consulting firms, and the technology behemoths that operate in the state.