29. March 2023 · Comments Off on Benton County Message from the Chair · Categories: Announcements, Committee News


Hello Democrats,

Upcoming stuff, celebrations, photos


Legislation and other successful actions


Repeat Shasti’s news and things of local interest.

Click here to see Governor Jay Inslee’s recent e-news update.

It includes:

State Supreme Court upholds capital gains tax

Former residents of Camp Hope ready to graduate from pre-employment program

Legislative session – week 11 in review

New federal wildfire prevention grants awarded to 14 WA projects

Extended Apple Health eligibility to expire

Affordable housing springs from a formerly contaminated site

Proposed new rules would help outdoor workers beat extreme heat

Planet approaching “irreversible” damage from climate change, per U.N. report

New Commerce grants to create 214 affordable housing units

Democrats in the News Around the State

A New Voice for Winning Back Lost Democratic Voters

To court rural and working-class voters who had supported a Republican in the district since 2011, she had to speak to them in a way that her party’s left wing usually does not — to acknowledge their economic fears, their sense of being left out of the political conversation, their disdain for ideological posturing from both sides of the spectrum.

Senator Murray Announces Nearly $25 Million in Funding to Reduce Wildfire Risk Across Washington State

Senator Patty Murray announced nearly $25 million to fund 14 projects all across Washington state to work towards reducing wildfire risks. 

U.S. Congresswoman Kim Schrier helps serves lunch at senior nutrition program

U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier, D-WA 8th District, visited Cle Elum on Monday, March 20.

Rep. Rick Larsen discusses priorities of homeless veterans with VA Secretary 

Rep. Rick Larsen joined the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affair, Denis McDonough, Dr. Thomas Bundt, Executive Director of the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and regional stakeholders to discuss efforts to assist and house homeless veterans in Washington State.

Keep in touch, etc.

Democratically Yours,


Chair Jason Rose
Benton County State Democratic Party

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