Posted inLegislative Advocacy

For the first time, the federal government has shut down under one party (Republican!) rule

Prov­ing once again that they are utter­ly inca­pable of gov­ern­ing, the Trump regime and con­gres­sion­al Repub­li­cans col­lec­tive­ly failed tonight to keep the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment fund­ed and open for busi­ness, result­ing in the first gov­ern­ment shut­down in the his­to­ry of the Unit­ed States under one par­ty rule.

Posted inPolicy Topics

VICTORY! Washington Voting Rights Act wins approval in the state Senate for the first time

After hav­ing passed the DISCLOSE Act, same-day vot­er reg­is­tra­tion, and the cap­i­tal bud­get ear­li­er this week, our Sen­ate today vot­ed for the first time to adopt the Wash­ing­ton Vot­ing Rights Act (SSB 6002), lib­er­at­ing a bill that had been stuck in the Sen­ate Repub­li­cans’ grave­yard of progress for years.