Sen. Kohl-Welles was recently honored by the Committee for Children for her work on anti-trafficking. Two of their members were recently interviewed by local radio stations, and discussed Kohl-Welles’ leadership in this area. To hear the audio, please click the links below.
"New national data shows that state and federal policies fail to connect thousands of Washington state children to the opportunities they need for success in school and in life. Increasing our investment in early learning would yield big returns for our state and help all of our kids reach their full potential.
‘Visionary Leadership Award’ goes to Sen. Kohl-Welles for her continued work on anti-trafficking legislation 11/1/2013
Special Health Care E-News 10/7/2013
Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles is one of 20 senators to have received an A+ grade recently on the Children's Campaign Fund's annual legislative scorecard. Her 36th District seatmates, Rep. Reuven Carlyle and Rep. Gael Tarleton, also received A+ grades, as did 52 other House members.
All 49 state senators and 98 state representatives were scored by the organization for the degree to which they promote legislation that helps children. The fund is a nonpartisan political action committee that champions the health, well-being, safety and education of the children of Washington State, focusing particularly on those most at-risk and underserved.
OLYMPIA — This week the Office of the State Actuary reported at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Committee on the financial state of the GET program, a program that allows students and their families to prepay for credits at Washington public colleges and universities and be protected from future tuition increases. The Actuary reported that the financial health of the program is strong.