Author: Melissa Waldie

How To Write A Resolution

A resolution addresses a current specific problem or opportunity. It should include a call for specific action aimed at identifiable public officials. The resolution’s message should be consistent with the organization’s platform, or at least not inconsistent with it. Implementing or applying the platform is fine, but remember that a resolution must amount to more than a statement of a platform provision. Sample Resolution The accompanying sample resolution, “Constitutional Rights for People, not Corporations”, is presented here are an example of good form: Style Notes: Sample Resolution Constitutional Rights for People, not Corporations WHEREAS the U.S. Constitution, as amended, prescribes...

Duvall Days

Join us on Saturday, June 3rd!

The Duvall Days Parade is this Saturday, June 3rd at 10:30 am. Join us, bring a friend and come enjoy this large small town parade! We have invited our State Reps Roger Goodman, Larry Springer and Senator Manka Dhingra to join us as well as Mayor Amy Ockerlander, King County Councilor Sarah Perry, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, and Patty Kuderer, Insurance Commissioner candidate.    Duvall will have good food, a wonderful kid’s parade and, of course, great people watching. Main street will be lined with booths. We will have signs to carry for your favorite candidate. Please come join us!

45th LD 2023 Legislative Action Accomplishments

Gun Safety HB 1240: RESTRICT ACCESS TO ASSAULT WEAPONS Semi-automatic assault weapons have been used in the deadliest mass shootings in the last 10 years. This bill ensures that Washington became the 10th state to ban the sale of these military-grade firearms across all of our communities. This is a victory years in the making and one that will ensure that assault weapons are not sold in Washington state. HB 1143: IMPLEMENTING A 10-DAY WAITING PERIOD AND MANDATED SAFETY TRAINING FOR THE PURCHASE OF ALL FIREARMS This bill requires safety training and a 10-day waiting period to purchase any firearm...

Washington State Legislature

Legislative Action Updates – 2023 Session

  The 45th LD Democrats Legislative Action Committee is tracking the bills listed below. The first table contains the bills that are currently active, followed by the table of bills that did not pass the house of origin. For full, up-to-the-minute status, click on the bill ID. The Legislative Session Ends on April 23rd The House is voting on bills that the Senate has passed. Once they are passed by the house, they will become law. The status column will inform you when a bill has passed or failed. It will be updated daily until the end of the session....