One of the most effective ways to advocate for the progress you want to see in your community is by e-mailing your lawmakers directly. During each legislative session, we update this page with an active list of the bills we are working on. Use our pre-written e-mail templates to customize your message and share your story with your lawmakers!
Dental Therapy Has a Hearing in the Senate!
For the first time ever, Dental Therapy has a hearing in the Senate! Tell your Senators to vote YES on this important legislation!
Tell Your Senator: Children Should Receive 100% of Child Support Payments, Not the State!
In Washington state, if a child's family receives Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and child support is paid by a non-custodial parent, the state collects and withholds their child support payments. Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1652 will ensure that 100% of child support paid by a non-custodial parent will be passed through to children whose families are on TANF. Tell your Senator to vote YES on this important bill!
Tell Your Senator: Help Washingtonians Meet Their Basic Needs!
Two important bills to help Washingtonians meet their basic needs passed out of the House last week and have their first hearings in the Senate on Wednesday. Urge your Senator to support these important pieces of legislation!
The House of Origin Deadline is Coming Up This Week, Tell Your Lawmakers to Vote YES on Dental Therapy!
Lawmakers have until March 8 to pass this important legislation to authorize dental therapy at community health clinics statewide. Tell your lawmakers to vote YES on SHB 1678 to expand access to oral healthcare in Washington!
We Made it Through The Fiscal Cutoff, Let’s Keep Up the Momentum!
Many important bills made it through Friday's fiscal cutoff, so it's time to put the pressure on lawmakers to bring them to a vote on the House floor and pass them to the next step!
Tell Your Lawmakers: Limit Debt Collection on Traffic and Parking Tickets!
HB 1651 would give people more time to pay their traffic and parking ticket debt before they lose access to their vehicle and increase access to payment plans, making important changes to protect consumers. Urge your lawmakers to support this important legislation!
Expand Dental Therapy Statewide
Everyone deserves a healthy smile, no matter our race, where we live, or what insurance we can afford. Authorizing dental therapy statewide will expand access to oral healthcare for those who currently face barriers to treatment like cost, distance from clinics, and insurance coverage.
Help Families Meet Their Basic Needs!
Whether our work is unpaid or underpaid, we work hard to meet our needs and pursue our goals. We each contribute in our own unique ways to our loved ones and our community. We all deserve to get the help we need, no matter what. When we have a solid foundation to meet our needs, … Continue reading Help Families Meet Their Basic Needs!
Support Rent Stabilization
Shelter is a basic human need, essential for equitable, healthy, safe, and stable communities. However, rent increases are forcing vulnerable populations like seniors, single parents, and veterans to grapple with impossible choices between paying rent or paying for medication, food and other basic needs. This session, you have the opportunity to help tens of thousands … Continue reading Support Rent Stabilization
Expand Access to the Working Families Tax Credit
The Working Families Tax Credit puts cash back in the pockets of families that need it. This year, we have the opportunity to expand access to this vital tax credit to all adults 18 and older!