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19 Mar
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Representative Riccelli : Hungry Kids Can’t Learn. Let’s Feed Them

OPINION: Representative Riccelli : Hungry Kids Can’t Learn. Let’s Feed Them March, 19, 2020 SpokesmanClick here for the full article The Hunger-Free Schools Act ensures the availability of breakfasts and lunches for about 7,200 students provided by 15 more Washington schools ...

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23 Aug
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Local Judge rules against Spokane county lawsuit over county board of commissioners expansion and redistricting

Local Judge rules against Spokane county lawsuit over county board of commissioners expansion and redistricting(August, 23, 2019 Spokesman) Click here for the full article Local judge rules against lawsuit that was trying to overrun the new state law require Spokane ...

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28 Oct
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Return Riccelli and Ormsby to Olympia from the 3rd District

Tue., Oct. 16, 2018 Click here for the full article Central Spokane’s 3rd Legislative District encompasses some of the poorest neighborhoods in Washington. Its residents need representatives in the state House who have the skill, experience and influence to navigate ...

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23 Oct
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Something is brewing in deep South West

Something is brewing in deep South WestOctober, 23, 2018 The Rolling StoneClick here for the full article “It’s concerning that people aren’t taking this kind of rhetoric seriously,” Riccelli says. “I think we’ve gotta wake up as a country and ...

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30 Jul
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County pushes back against state move to expand commission

The Spokesman-Review UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m. As the state of Washington moves forward on a new law to expand Spokane County’s board of commissioners from three members to five, the county is pushing back, and is planning ...

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28 Apr
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WSU Spokane Magazine: Cougs Celebrate Medical School Approval

WSU Published: April 28, 2018 By Doug Nadvornick Bill signing ceremonies conducted by governors are often joyous occasions that formalize legislative achievements. But rarely do they lead to spontaneous pep rallies, as happened on April 1. Two Spokane legislators, Baumgartner and Rep. ...

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23 Mar
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Visiting Olympia, Marshallese celebrate health care benefits

Spokesman-Review Published: March 23, 2018 By Rachel Sun Rep. Marcus Riccelli, D-Spokane, praised the Marshall Islander community in Spokane for its work to help pass the legislation to close what he called a “gap” in health care policy. “Everybody deserves a right ...

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07 Mar
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Washington lawmakers OK bill to ban housing bias based on tenant’s source of income

Seattle Times Originally published March 7, 2018 at 12:12 pm | Updated March 7, 2018 at 7:09 pm By Agueda Pacheco-Flores Seattle Times staff reporter OLYMPIA — Landlords will no longer be able to discriminate against tenants who use federal, state or ...

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01 Mar
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Washington State Legislature Passes Measure to Name Highway 395 After Late Speaker of House, Tom Foley

Mia Carlson / Thursday, March 01, 2018 OLYMPIA, WA – A joint memorial requesting to name Highway 395 the “Thomas S. ‘Tom’ Foley Memorial Highway” has won approval by the Washington State Senate.  The measure was sponsored by Representative Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane). “Speaker Foley ...

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16 Feb
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Bill To Help Spokane’s Marshallese Community Moves Closer to Passage

Spokane Public Radio By DOUG NADVORNICK • FEB 16, 2018 Representatives of Spokane’s Marshall Islands community moved a step closer today (Friday) to getting help from the state to buy health insurance. Spokane has one of the largest populations of people from the ...

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