On Thursday, June 27, two of our legislative priorities moved one step closer to fruition.
The Washington state legislature, which was just days from laying off thousands of state employees, came to a budget deal this morning that will allow us to continue providing uninterrupted care and services and will avert layoffs. Details of the 483-page budget include passage of some of our major priorities:
Meanwhile, in Washington, DC, Senators voted 68-32 to pass a common-sense immigration reform bill. This landmark legislation will for the first time in decades fix our broken immigration system and create a road map to citizenship for 11 million immigrants living in the shadows. Next we face a difficult battle to pass good immigration reform legislation in the House of Representatives. Talk to your delegate or organizer about how you can get involved in our immigration reform campaign.
juliep June 28th, 2013
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