Legislature

Letter from Olympia, week 5 Zeiger, week 5, letter from Olympia, House Bill 2336 - good open government bill, following tuition dollars, House Bill 2337 social impact bonds in The Seattle Times, participated on Working to Improve Washington State Governance panel, spoke to community college students Read More...
Letter from Olympia, week 4 Zeiger Feb. 10 e-mail update, transportation congestion relief and freight mobility legislation, governor's tax increases, minimum wage, Puyallup Senior Center tour Read More...
Letter from Olympia, week 3, 2014 session Last week I learned that House Bill 2622 had been introduced by Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, to declare Yakima’s Central Washington State Fair the “official state fair.” Of course, that’s a problem for the real Washington State Fair in Puyallup! I quickly let Rep. Johnson know my feelings on his... Read More...
Letter from Olympia Zeiger e-mail update, week 2, education bills, higher education transparency budget bill, housing and education legislation Read More...
Rep. Hans Zeiger to host telephone town hall November 21 Rep. Hans Zeiger to host telephone town hall Nov. 21 Residents of the 25th Legislative District are invited to participate in Rep. Hans Zeiger’s telephone town hall meeting on Thursday, Nov. 21. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will last one hour. Constituents can join the community conversation by... Read More...
Letter from Olympia, special session Zeiger email update - Dear neighbor, On Tuesday afternoon this week, legislators learned that we were being called back to Olympia for a special session to pass a package of aerospace bills, primarily to secure the production of the Boeing 777X in Washington State. The special session began on Thursday.... Read More...
Letter from Olympia, second special session, week 3 With the end of the fiscal year looming, the Legislature finally passed an operating budget on Friday afternoon. After a regular session, a special session, and part of a second special session, we are just about ready to go home for the year. This is the first budget that I... Read More...
Letter from Olympia, special session week 4 Dear neighbor, It is day 26 of the 30-day special session. We are running out of time to reach a budget agreement before the Tuesday deadline. The majority party in the House has offered a new budget proposal, and while they made significant progress toward compromise with the Senate, I... Read More...