WA.) -- Recently
appointed State Rep. Carolyn Eslick, (R-Sultan) also Sultan's Mayor
quickly into her new role at the state
leadership has already assigned Eslick to the House
Capital Budget and Early
Learning and Human Services committees,
according to a statement from the Washington State House Republicans
excited to tackle these meaningful
committee assignments. Some of our state’s most pressing public policy
fall under these two committees,” said Eslick.
“There is a great deal of work ahead as we go
into the 2018 session. With only a few more weeks before we begin, I’m
wasting any time.”
budget is sometimes
referred to as the “brick and mortar budget.” This one typically funds
infrastructure and construction projects throughout the state.
2017 session, negotiations
on the state capital budget reached a standstill when an agreement
could not be
reached on the Supreme Court’s Hirst decision.
rural communities, the Hirst
decision has far-ranging implications for home builders, property
local businesses. The case set a precedent for how water rights would
handled statewide, threatening to halt all construction involving the
Legislature has some big decisions
ahead – especially for Hirst. This property rights issue is not going
its own. We owe it to the individuals and families of Washington state
approve a capital budget and get a legislative fix in place for Hirst,”
will also serve on
the House Early Learning and Human
Services Committee. This is a 13-member committee that considers issues
relating to early learning from birth to kindergarten, as well as a
of issues affecting children and families such as foster care, child
services, children's mental health and more.
visit representativecarolyneslick.com or
contact Eslick's Olympia office at (360) 786-7816.