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State Representative Laurie Dolan to retire from the Legislature after three terms

Excerpt: "I'll deeply miss working with my colleagues and constituents on issues ranging from education improvements to helping our hard-working State Employees, but this is a good time for me to step aside and spend more time with family," said Dolan.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio calls it quits: Thirty-six years in Congress well spent, with a provocative book to come

Excerpt: DeFazio, seventy-four, has served on the transportation committee from the day he entered Congress in 1987 and, in the words of Politico, accumulated an “encyclopedic amount of institutional and technical knowledge on infrastructure.”
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Congratulations to NPI’s Gael Tarleton on concluding thirteen years of public service

Excerpt: As NPI's longest serving boardmember prepares to leave public office, we took a look back at her remarkable career and greatest accomplishments.
Written by:Bobby Aiyer
Categories:Appreciations & Remembrances, Public Service
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Denny Heck to retire from Congress, creating an open seat in Washington’s 10th District

Excerpt: As of January 2021, the South Sound will be represented by someone new in Congress as incumbent Denny Heck passes the torch.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Ruth Kagi (D‑32nd District: Shoreline, Seattle, Edmonds) to retire from the state House

Excerpt: Another senior member of the Washington State Legislature's House Democratic caucus has decided to retire this year instead of seeking reelection. Representative Ruth Kagi (D-32nd District: Shoreline, Seattle, Edmonds) announced today that this will be her last term in office.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Judy Clibborn (D‑41st District: Mercer Island, Bellevue) to retire from the state House

Excerpt: One of suburban Washington's longest-serving Democratic legislators has decided not to seek reelection in 2018, setting the stage for a change of leadership on the House Transportation Committee and opening up a seat on the Eastside.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Barney Frank to retire from Congress

Excerpt: Bar­ney Frank, the first open­ly gay mem­ber of Con­gress, announced today that he will not run for reelec­tion in 2012, end­ing a career in the U.S. House that began in 1981. “I will not be a can­di­date for reelec­tion to the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives in 2012,” Frank said in a news release announc­ing his deci­sion to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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