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Q&A: Rep. Gael Tarleton on her bid to become Washington’s next Secretary of State

Rep. Gael Tarleton has represented Washington’s 36th Legislative District for the past 7 years. Earlier this month she launched her campaign for Secretary of State,...Read More

Q&A: President Fawn Sharp on why Tribal Nations are poised to lead the global response to climate change

Quinault Indian Nation President Fawn Sharp was recently elected president of the National Congress of American Indians, winning 61 percent of the vote. Sharp ran...Read More

Q&A Part 2: Rep. Drew Stokesbary talks about the importance of applying pressure to bring about change

Rep. Stokesbary and I continue our conversation by talking about the pressure applied to the NCAA by state legislatures, the pace of legislative change more...Read More

Q&A Part 1: Rep. Drew Stokesbary makes the case for allowing student-athletes to make money and reacts to “the worst idea” he’s ever heard

Rep. Drew Stokesbary of Auburn is the House Minority Floor Leader and ranking member on the House Appropriations Committee. Since his election to the House...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Ron Muzzall talks about his background as a farmer, taxation, and the mental health crisis in Washington State

On October 18th, Ron Muzzall was appointed the new Legislative District 10 State Senator, replacing the retiring Barbara Bailey. Senator Muzzall’s appointment resulted from a...Read More

Q&A: Commissioner Jill Johnson on the Island County Stabilization Center

Commissioner Jill Johnson is the Chair of the Board of Island County Commissioners. Her district (#2) encompasses the greater Oak Harbor area. We spoke with...Read More

Q&A: Tacoma City Council Member Ryan Mello on battling with the NRA over his firearms tax

Gun violence is a hot button issue in cities around the country and Tacoma is no exception. Grappling with an uptick in gun violence this...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Kim Schrier discusses the cost of prescription drugs, her bill to expand medicare benefits, and the perspective she brings to health legislation.

Representative Kim Schrier was elected to represent Washington’s 8th congressional district in 2018, a seat no Democrat had previously held. After a narrow jungle primary...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Paul Harris discusses receiving death threats over his vaccine bill

Representative Paul Harris represents Washington’s 17th Legislative District in eastern Vancouver and parts of southwest Clark County. He serves as the Caucus Chair of the...Read More

Q&A with Rep. Davina Duerr, Washington’s newest legislator

Representative Davina Duerr was appointed to the Washington State Legislature to represent the 1st LD at the beginning of July. She takes over the position...Read More