Fuse Washington focuses on getting the issues our members care about - not our name - into newspaper articles, televisions coverage and blog updates. In this section you will find press releases, links to articles about the issues Fuse and its members are working hard on and a little shameless self-promotion (coverage of Fuse as an organization rather than its campaigns).
Eastside senator is leading on tax reform and protecting immigrants
Fuse Washington named Sen. Lisa Wellman (D-Mercer Island) as the “Legislator of the Week” for her efforts to protect immigrants and balance our tax code.
“Our immigrant friends, neighbors, and family members are facing unprecedented attacks from the Trump administration,” said Fuse Campaign Director Jamielyn Wheeler. “Sen. Lisa Wellman is doing invaluable work to protect immigrants and keep Washington working.”
Freshman senator is already leading on balancing our tax code
Fuse Washington named Sen. Joe Nguyen (D-White Center) as the “Legislator of the Week” for his tireless advocacy for the Working Families Tax Credit.
“Balancing our state’s upside-down tax code is one of the most pressing issues facing our state,” said Fuse Campaign Director Jamielyn Wheeler. “Sen. Joe Nguyen is already making a difference by ensuring that legislators are putting working people first as they seek to fix our tax code.”
Freshman representative is already leading on voting access and protecting Puget Sound
Fuse Washington named Rep. Debra Lekanoff (D-Bow) as the “Legislator of the Week” for her work to expand voting access, protect Puget Sound, and help keep seniors and people with disabilities in their homes.
What you need to know about Washington’s biggest opportunity for financial stability
Fifty-seven percent of Americans—your friends, neighbors, and perhaps your own family—don’t have $500 in cash to cover an emergency or unplanned expense.
The 2019 legislative session starts today, and Democrats in Olympia will have the largest and most progressive majority since 2010. After years of hard-fought campaigns to elect a new generation of leaders that will put Washington families first, we’re ready to push the envelope with a bold legislative agenda and show the nation what progressive leadership looks like.