Resolution in Support of the Lunar New Year

WHEREAS, on this 1st through the 15th of February in 2022, the people of the First Legislative District jointhe celebration of the Lunar New Year, which is observed in many Asian cultures around the world; and WHEREAS, Asian Americans are an integral component of the diverse fabric of the First Legislative Districtand are among the fastest growing populations in Washington; … Read More

Resolution: Edmonds School District Levy

WHEREAS, First District Democrats believe that sufficiently funded public education is a criticalpublic good which undergirds equal opportunity and a democracy, and WHEREAS, every child deserves a world-class education in a safe and supportive environment,and WHEREAS, additional local funding is needed to support additional staffing, learning,enrichment programs, special-education services, and other student-support services, particularto its school district, and WHEREAS, Edmonds … Read More

Resolution: Monroe School District Levy

WHEREAS, First District Democrats believe that sufficiently funded public education is a criticalpublic good which undergirds equal opportunity and a democracy, and WHEREAS, every child deserves a world-class education in a safe and supportive environment,and WHEREAS, additional local funding is needed to support educational programs, student servicesand essential staff, particular to its school district, and WHEREAS, Monroe School District has … Read More

Resolution: Northshore School District Levy and Bond

WHEREAS, First District Democrats believe that sufficiently funded public education is a criticalpublic good which undergirds equal opportunity and a democracy, and WHEREAS, every child deserves a world-class education in a safe and supportive environment,and WHEREAS, additional local funding is needed to support additional staffing, learning,technology and facility needs, particular to its school district, and WHEREAS, Northshore School District has … Read More

Resolution: Lake Washington School District Levies and Bond

WHEREAS, First District Democrats believe that sufficiently funded public education is a criticalpublic good which undergirds equal opportunity and a democracy, and WHEREAS, every child deserves a world-class education in a safe and supportive environment,and WHEREAS, additional local funding is needed to support additional staffing, learning,technology and facility needs, particular to its school district, and WHEREAS, Lake Washington School District … Read More

Resolution: Snohomish School District Levies

WHEREAS, First District Democrats believe that sufficiently funded public education is a criticalpublic good which undergirds equal opportunity and a democracy, and WHEREAS, every child deserves a world-class education in a safe and supportive environment,and WHEREAS, additional local funding is needed to support additional security, custodial andstudent-support staffing, technology and facility needs, particular to its school district, and WHEREAS, Snohomish … Read More

Resolution – Standing in Solidarity with the Palestinian Community

The First Legislative District Democrats strongly condemn any violence or hate targeting Palestinians, and call on the US government to restrict military aid to Israel and make future aid contingent upon Israel following the Geneva Convention on Human Rights in the treatment of PalestiniansAnd ask that Congresswoman Suzan DelBene and Congressman Rick Larsen co-sponsor Congresswoman Betty McCollum’s H.R. 2590, the, … Read More

Resolution in Support of Eliminating the Filibuster

The First District Democrats call on the US Senate to end the filibuster as currently practiced in order for important legislation to pass. Proposed by Tyler Kelson, June 3, 2021Recommended DO PASS by the First District Democrats Issues Committee – June 3, 2021Passed by 1st LD Dems General Meeting – June 21, 2021 View Resolution

Resolution in Support of Best Start for Kids 2021 Levy

First District Democrats support passage of the King County Best Start for Kids Levy which is on the 2021 August primary ballot, and urge King County voters to vote YES on the Best Start for Kids Levy. Proposed by Linda Tosti-Lane, May 6, 2021Recommended DO PASS by the First District Democrats Issues Committee, June 3, 2021Passed – General Meeting June … Read More

New Resolution – API Solidarity

The First District Democrats strongly condemn any violence and hate towards the Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) community and do hereby proclaim our renewed and ongoing commitment to be a diverse community free from racism so all those in the District feel safe and welcomed and urge everyone to interrupt instances of racism and intolerance by speaking up and standing … Read More

New Resolution – Upholding Environmental Justice Inspired by the San Francisco Bay Chevron Oil Spill

The First Legislative District Democrats join the Snohomish County Young Democrats in lifting up to our elected officials and our community the existential threat of environmental pollution associated with fossil fuels and their disproportionate health impacts on vulnerable populations. Approved by the Snohomish County Young Democrats by a vote on: 2/21/21Submitted on their behalf to 1st LD Issues Committee by … Read More

New Resolution – Support the Washington Recovery Agenda Resolution

Resolution to support the Washington Recovery Agenda which will put us back on the road to economic growth and create an economy that’s stronger and healthier than it was before. Through new progressive taxes on the state’s wealthiest citizens and most profitable corporations, we can come together to invest at least $2.5 billion this biennium. Proposed by Linda Tosti-Lane – … Read More

New Resolution – Call to remove Donald Trump from Office

Resolution to remove Donald Trump from office, as President Trump is responsible for inviting and inciting a mob of his extremist supporters to cross state lines to stop the work of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives from counting the previously certified electoral votes from each state, confirming the election of President-elect Joseph Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. … Read More

New Resolution – Safe Operation of Malls during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Resolution on Safe Operation of Malls during the Covid-19 Pandemic. the First District Democrats urge Washington State lawmakers and Health Departments to update their guidance for malls; to remain open for the duration of the pandemic; facial covering requirements, per Governor Inslee’s mandate, will be enforced. Submitted by Tyler Kelson September 30, 2020Recommend DO PASS October 1, 2020 by the … Read More

New Resolution – Recall Sheriff Adam Fortney

Call for Support to Condemn the Actions of Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney and Support the Effort of the Citizens’ Recall The First Legislative District Democrats ask our elected officials to publicly condemn Sheriff Adam Fortney and call for his resignation or recall. Proposed by Monica Chilton, September 22, 2020Recommended DO PASS by the First District Democrats Issues Committee, October … Read More