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Legislative Votes | How our legislators voted on key bills in Olympia

House Bill 1817: Adding eligibility criteria for higher education financial aid. Passed the House on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 by a vote of 71 to 23. Known as the “Washington State Dream Act,” this bill would allow access to financial aid for state college students who were illegally brought to the United States as children. House Bill 1817 passed the House during the 2013 session by a vote of 77 to 20, but did not see action in the Senate.

41st District

Rep. Judy Clibborn (Mercer Island) – Y

Rep. Tana Senn (East King County) – Y

48th District

Rep. Cyrus Habib     (Kirkland) – Y

Rep. Ross Hunter, (Medina) – Y

House Bill 1043: Limiting differential tuition. Passed the House on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 by a vote of 90-2. This bill removes the authority of the state four-year colleges and Community and Technical colleges to set different tuition rates for selected resident undergraduate programs. The House passed this bill during the 2013 session by a vote of 95-1, but it did not see action in the Senate.

41st District

Rep. Judy Clibborn (Mercer Island) – Y

Rep. Tana Senn (East King County) – Y

48th District

Rep. Cyrus Habib     (Kirkland) – Y

Rep. Ross Hunter, (Medina) – Y

Information provided by WashingtonVotes.org, a project of the Washington Policy Center.

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