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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

A bill that would create a home sharing grant program to help reduce the homeless population in Washington state was recently heard by a House committee. House Bill 1183, authored by...

Jan. 27, 2021

When the 2021 legislative session begins Jan. 11, Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, will be serving in a new position as the ranking Republican on the House Housing, Human Services and...

Dec. 23, 2020

Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, is inviting citizens from throughout the 26th Legislative District to join her Thursday, April 30 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in a telephone town hall...

April 22, 2020

No longer will insurance companies get to pocket Medicaid reimbursement rate increases meant for behavioral health care providers. On Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2584, sponsored by Rep. Michelle...

April 7, 2020

Rep. Michelle Caldier is inviting citizens from across the 26th District to join her in an hour-long telephone town hall, Thursday, March 19, starting at 6 p.m. “This will provide an...

March 3, 2020

No longer may managed care insurance organizations (MCOs) keep Medicaid rate reimbursement increases meant for behavioral health providers under the bill unanimously approved Friday by the state House of Representatives. Rep....

Feb. 16, 2020

The state House of Representatives passed a controversial Democratic-sponsored measure Wednesday along party lines, 57-40, that would reduce the punishment for those who intentionally transmit or expose the human immunodeficiency virus...

Feb. 12, 2020

Rep. Michelle Caldier announced she is holding 26th District town hall meetings on Saturday, Feb. 22, in Vaughn, Gig Harbor and Port Orchard. “We're approaching the final weeks of the 2020...

Feb. 11, 2020

Rep. Michelle Caldier is inviting local residents to join her Wednesday, Aug. 28, in Lakebay for an informal coffee meeting to discuss issues involving the 26th Legislative District. “I am honored...

Aug. 23, 2019