The Washington State Senate has proposed a $3.4 billion dollar capital budget that includes funding for significant improvement projects in the 5th Legislative District.
"I'm ecstatic that our district was able to get funding for our major improvement projects despite the budget shortfall and the fund sweeps that the operating budget took out of it," said Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah. "These projects will have a direct positive impact on our community by creating jobs for the construction of these projects and the improved quality of life when they’re finished."
Maple Valley ‘doughnut hole’ closer to annexation as Senate approves change to planning policies 3/13/2013
Nearing the deadline for proposals to be approved in the Legislature, the Washington State Senate today approved a measure that would amend state Growth Management Act requirements for a local municipality to annex land within its boundaries. The change would allow the City of Maple Valley to annex a "doughnut hole" property – a parcel completely surrounded by city boundaries.
In this week's video update Sen. Mark Mullet discusses legislation he has been working on and where it is in the process.
Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, issued the following statement after testifying on behalf of Senate Bill 5589 and Senate Joint Resolution 8208, which would ease the ability of school districts to raise money for school construction and upkeep through school bonds.
Legislation addresses health care transparency
OLYMPIA - Sen. Mark Mullet's Senate Bill 5265 regarding health care transparency would make it easier for consumers to make informed decisions about how they spend their healthcare dollars and navigate the health care system.
Bill addresses Maple Valley donut hole
OLYMPIA - Legislation sponsored by Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah would ease the annexation abilities of cities in Washington state. Senate Bill 5417, would increase the number of acres a city could annex under the Growth Management Act's Annexation of Unincorporated Islands method.
Sen. Mark Mullet on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 testified on behalf of his bill, SB 5265, which would make health care costs more transparent.
Sen. Mark Mullet on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 spoke on behalf of his bill, SB 5417, before the Senate Governmental Operations Committee.