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Bellevue’s Inspiration Playground receives $1 million
Inspiration Playground in Bellevue. Photo courtesy Bellevue Parks and Community Services.
Bellevue’s Inspiration Playground receives $1 million
An additional $1 million to provide outdoor activities for children and parents with disabilities was included in the state’s new capital budget, which passed Tuesday. Sen. Steve Litzow secured funding for the Inspiration Playground, a public-private partnership between the Bellevue Rotary and the City of Bellevue, to help create a...
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State creates new cancer research endowment State creates new cancer research endowment
Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Steve Litzow creating a new state cancer research endowment fund following the loss of federal grants passed the Legislature following a Monday evening vote by the Senate and Tuesday passage in the House of Representatives. The cancer research program will be overseen by a board including...
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Litzow pleased with historic investments in education, transportation
Senator Steve Litzow
Litzow pleased with historic investments in education, transportation
The Washington Legislature approved a new bipartisan state operating budget Monday that fully funds education without raising taxes and the Senate approved a new transportation revenues to provide traffic relief with the House expected to follow. Sen. Steve Litzow worked to pass historic investments in education — including early learning,...
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Lowering standards a poor excuse for decades long failure to create an education system that works for all children
Sen. Litzow with students from Pacific Middle School who testified in support of the social/emotional learning standards.
Lowering standards a poor excuse for decades long failure to create an education system that works for all children
Following passage of a bill reducing graduation standards in the House of Representatives, Sen. Steve Litzow, who serves as chairman of the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee, issued this statement. “We’re committed to educating all students to meet and exceed objective standards so they can be successful in...
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