Read up on the biggest issues, elections, and public policies that are shaping our state.

Senator Lisa Wellman Earns Fuse Legislator of the Week Award

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.”

Sen. Joe Nguyen Earns Fuse Legislator of the Week Award

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.”

Rep. Debra Lekanoff Earns Fuse Legislator of the Week Award

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.

The Working Families Tax Credit: An Opportunity for Financial Stability

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.

Fuse's 2019 Legislative Priorities

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. 

Results from our 2018 Member Survey

The results are in! More than 500 Fuse members from across Washington participated in our annual member survey in December. From prioritizing climate change and organizing more events outside King County to how much you LOVE our Progressive Voters Guide, your feedback will shape our plans for 2019. 

Here’s a brief rundown of what you told us: 

Fuse members' top three priorities for us in 2019: health care, climate, and balancing the tax code.

Turning The Tide

We’ve been waiting a long time for this. 

Coalition Files PDC Complaint Against Republican Glen Morgan for Voter Deception Scams

10/24 Update: In light of the new mailers in LD 47, the coalition filed a request with the Public Disclosure Commission to refer the case to the Attorney General's office for immediate investigation. You can read the new letter here.


Ads from independent group urging Pakootas write-in called ‘stunningly misleading’

Collin Jergens, spokesman for the organization, said it is “absolutely not” calling for a write-in campaign against Lewis. It has endorsed her in this year’s Progressive Voters Guide. “This is a stunningly misleading attack,” Jergens said. “This is a desperate tactic for someone who must think Jessa Lewis is about to win.”

Fuse Response to Dirty and Deceptive Mail Pieces

10/23 Update: We added information about the two additional mailers.

“This deceptive attack is stunning even for Republican hit men like Glen Morgan and Peter Zieve.