Category Archives: Latest News

19 Jun
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Free student lunch for all? Not for long. Here’s how change might look in Pierce County

(June 19, 2022) Click here for the full article. There’s a bigger vision here,” Riccelli said. “But the first vision is simple: Hungry kids can’t learn, and no kid should go hungry.” The bill and state funding will more than ...

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30 Mar
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State grants $1.35M to reroof Spokane’s MLK center

(March 30, 2022) Click here for the full article. Representative Riccelli and Senator Andy Billig were lead advocates in securing $1.35mil grant to reroof MLK Jr. Community Center.  

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29 Mar
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Spokane credits legislative trio for millions in state funding

(March 29, 2022) Click here for the full article. Article about how instrumental the trio of Andy Billig, Timm Ormsby, and Marcus Riccelli have been for Spokane. Their leadership and ability to bring opportunity to Eastern Washington has been vital ...

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28 Mar
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WA Legislature passes bill giving moviemakers more incentives to film in state

(March 28, 2022) Click here for the full article. Representative Riccelli was the prime sponsor on new bill that gives moviemakers further incentives to film their productions in Washington State

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05 Mar
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Eligibility for free school meals widens after Inslee signs Riccelli bill into law

(March 5, 2022) Click here for the full article. A bill that will expand eligibility for students to receive free meals at school was signed into law. The bill was sponsored by Representative Riccelli who has championed this cause during ...

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02 Mar
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New bill to allow legislative staff to unionize passes state House

(March 2, 2022) Click here for the full article. Representative Riccelli votes ‘Yes’ on HB2124 allowing legislative staff to collectively bargain. A previous version of this bill had been unsuccessful, however Representative Riccelli revived this idea after many Olympia staffers ...

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13 Feb
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Move Ahead WA package to provide $16B for state’s transportation

(February 13, 2022) Click here for the full article. Move Ahead Washington was unveiled by Washington State democrats, a 16 year, $16 billion package directed towards improving the transportation sector. Representative Riccelli says this will give 18,000 people access to ...

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09 Feb
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State Democrats announce transportation package that includes funding for new bus ‘rapid transit line’ on Division

(February 9, 2022) Click here for the full article. State Democrats announce transportation package that includes funding for new rapid bus line, land bridge over I-90 near liberty park, as well as other projects such as improvements on the Cook ...

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20 Jan
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Healthcare worker-patient ratio the focus of Rep. Riccelli’s new bill

(January 20, 2022) Click here for the full article. Representative Riccelli sponsors HB 1868 will let nurses and other health care staff have appropriate and safe patient ratios.

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18 Jan
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As staffing crisis worsens in hospitals, legislators look to implement safe staffing standard

(January 18, 2021) Click here for the full article. Representative Riccelli addresses hospital staffing shortage with bipartisan bill in order to implement statewide safe-staffing standards.

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