Archives: Issues

Climate Change & the Environment

The science is indisputable. We must reduce our carbon emissions. This will require greater investments by the state in long-term clean energy solutions. I was proud to vote yes on the Climate Commitment Act, which established a comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution and achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions in state law. Transportation is the … Continued

Reproductive Healthcare & Justice

The decision to overturn Roe was a radical, dangerous opinion that was a direct attack on our bodily autonomy, reproductive freedom, and economic justice. We know abortion will not go away, but as we have seen in other areas of the country, access to safe and legal abortion has. But not in Washington. In Washington, … Continued

Housing & Homelessness

Washington is experiencing a perilous housing shortage. Home prices and rent costs are going up faster than wages can keep up. In Thurston County, home prices have increased significantly with the median home price now reaching a cost of $500,000 which is out of reach for many families. As a result, more families are spending … Continued