Saturday, July 4, 2020

Members in Action

Joint support at Capitol hearing for Plan 1 COLA

RPEC, WEA-R, and WSSRA members testified in support of HB 1390/SB 5400 (Plan 1 COLA) in the Senate Ways & Means Committee meeting on January 15, 2020.

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Washingtonian of the Day – RPEC member Walt Bowen

For his leadership on behalf of Washington’s Seniors, Walt Bowen (President of Washington State Senior Citizens’ Foundation and RPEC Chapter 2 – Olympia Area member) was pronounced “Washingtonian of the Day” on September 24th by Governor Jay Inslee, at the Washington State Senior Citizens’ Foundation 2019 Fall Conference in Tacoma.

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Chapter 18 Vice-President, Jane Lauzon honored

At her 80th birthday celebration, Chapter 18 Vice-President, Jane Lauzon was honored by the Snoqualmie Tribe for her decades of work resulting in reinstatement  of its federal status as a registered tribe. Jane also helped the tribe regain ownership of Snoqualmie Falls. Both efforts were undertaken some years ago. Chief of the Moses Clan, Alan Sanders presented Jane with a …

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District 1 Holds Legislative Forum

District 1 had all four chapters (Chapter 6 – Everett Area, Chapter 7 – Whatcom County Area, Chapter 8 – Skagit County Area, & Chapter 37 – Lynnwood Area) participate in a legislative forum on June 4th. Legislators in attendance included 40th LD Senator Liz Lovelett, 38th LD Representative Mike Sells, 1st LD Representative Shelley Kloba and Quinton Harrington, Executive …

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