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Ranking and ready to chair: Rick Larsen is set to be the top Democrat on the U.S. House’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Larsen will suc­ceed out­go­ing com­mit­tee chair­man, Oregon’s Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Peter DeFazio, who is retir­ing after serv­ing thir­ty-six years in Con­gress. He beat out D.C.‘s Del­e­gate Eleanor Holmes Nor­ton for the com­mit­tee’s top Demo­c­ra­t­ic spot. Larsen has served as chair­man of the panel’s Avi­a­tion Subcommittee.

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Councilmember Dave Upthegrove will be the 2023 Chair of the King County Council

“My pri­or­i­ty will be to sup­port and strength­en our demo­c­ra­t­ic insti­tu­tions and demon­strate that democ­ra­cy can work,” Upthe­grove said in a state­ment pub­lished by the Coun­cil. “Our guid­ing val­ue will be respect. This means respect for one anoth­er, for our excep­tion­al staff, and for the peo­ple we serve.”

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Thank you, Speaker Pelosi

Our team at NPI thanks Speak­er Pelosi for her tremen­dous con­tri­bu­tions to our coun­try. As she said, quot­ing Scrip­ture, for every­thing, there is a sea­son. The time is right to pass the baton to a new gen­er­a­tion of lead­er­ship and cel­e­brate an incred­i­ble run that secured the pas­sage of leg­is­la­tion Amer­i­can fam­i­lies needed.