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The House Education Committee has approved a bill that would prioritize the return of foster care children, homeless students and other at-risk children to in-person instruction as schools safely reopen. House...

Feb. 10, 2021

On Monday evening during debate of House Bill 1368, the COVID-19 federal funding measure, Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, offered an amendment to provide nearly $157 million for grants to public...

Feb. 4, 2021

Washington House Republicans are calling on Governor Jay Inslee to veto the controversial comprehensive sex education bill that passed the Legislature on Saturday. Senate Bill 5395, which passed on near party-line...

March 9, 2020

After one of the most contentious debates of the 2020 legislative session, House Democrats passed a controversial comprehensive sexual health education bill just after 2 a.m. early today without a single...

March 5, 2020

Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, joins KIRO Radio to talk about the controversial comprehensive sex education bill.

Feb. 25, 2020

Hundreds of parents, children and other concerned citizens came to the state Capitol Thursday to attend a public hearing and testify on a controversial sex education bill. The measure would require...

Feb. 21, 2020

The 2020 legislative session began Jan. 13. This is a supplemental budget year, meaning our primary duty during this short 60-day session is to make mid-term corrections and adjustments to the...

Jan. 27, 2020

Nearly 100 people lined up outside of a committee hearing room in Olympia Thursday to testify on a controversial sex education bill, but only a few got the chance to speak....

Jan. 16, 2020

It is an honor to be back at the state Capitol, where I am proudly representing the citizens of our beautiful 26th Legislative District! The 2019 legislative session opened Monday, Jan....

Jan. 24, 2019

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Michelle Caldier to provide better agency and school district support to students in out-of-home care was signed into law Wednesday.

March 22, 2018