Chamber hosts Rep. Judy Clibborn

July 8, 2014

NEW — 10:45 a.m. July 8, 2014

Rep. Judy Clibborn, D-41

State Rep. Judy Clibborn will be the featured speaker at the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce’s July 9 luncheon.

The Mercer Island Democrat is the chairwoman of the House Transportation Committee and also sits on the Health Care and Wellness Committee.

She lists her legislative priorities on her website as creating a sound transportation system that protects trade-dependent businesses throughout the state and keeps Washington’s economy globally competitive; continuing to increase job opportunities for working families; and ensuring adequate health care coverage is accessible to all Washingtonians. Read more

41st District Democrats select candidates to replace Maxwell

August 22, 2013

NEW — 12:50 p.m. Aug. 22, 2013

Tana Senn

Tana Senn

Tana Senn, of Mercer Island, emerged as the frontrunner among three possible replacements to fill the 41st District state representative seat vacated by Marcie Maxwell.

Maxwell, a Democrat, resigned her seat July 9 to take a job with the governor’s office. To fill the seat, members of her party nominate three candidates to replace her and present those nominations to the County Council.

The 41st district stretches from the northern parts of Renton to the southern parts of Sammamish, encompassing Mercer Island, Newcastle and parts of Issaquah and Bellevue. Read more

41st District lawmakers host town hall meeting March 16

March 12, 2013

NEW — 11:10 a.m. March 12, 2013

State Sen. Steve Litzow and Reps. Judy Clibborn and Marcie Maxwell will host a March 15 town hall meeting in Newcastle.

State Sen. Steve Litzow and Reps. Judy Clibborn and Marcie Maxwell will host a March 16 town hall meeting in Newcastle.

Reps. Marcie Maxwell and Judy Clibborn and Sen. Steve Litzow invite 41st Legislative District residents to attend an upcoming town hall meeting in Newcastle on March 16.
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Newcastle lawmakers invite residents to town hall meetings

February 10, 2012

NEW — 11:05 a.m. Feb. 10, 2012

Residents can join Newcastle legislators to discuss the ongoing session in Olympia at town hall meetings in Mercer Island and Newcastle next week.

Meet state Sen. Steve Litzow and state Reps. Judy Clibborn and Marcie Maxwell — 41st Legislative District lawmakers — at the Feb. 18 meetings. The sessions come as the Legislature confronts a $1.5 billion shortfall in the state budget.

The bipartisan delegation — Republican Litzow; Democrats Clibborn and Maxwell — plans to answer participants’ questions.

The morning meeting is scheduled for 10-11:30 a.m. at Hazelwood Elementary School, 7100 116th Ave. S.E., Newcastle.

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41st District legislators to hold town hall at Hazelwood Elementary School on Saturday

March 11, 2011

NEW — 11:30 a.m. March 11, 2011

Lawmakers from the 41st Legislative District, which includes Newcastle, will host a town hall meeting at Hazelwood Elementary School, 7100 116th Ave. S.E. in Newcastle, from 10-11:30 a.m. March 12.

Democrat Reps. Marcie Maxwell and Judy Clibborn will join Republican Sen. Steve Litzow to give an update on the 2011 legislative agenda and take questions from attendees. The event is free and open to the public.

If you are unable to attend but would like to ask questions, call Maxwell’s office at 360-786-7894, Clibborn’s office at 360-786-7926 or Litzow’s office at 360-786-7641.

Clibborn appears to be headed for re-election

November 3, 2010

NEW — 10:55 a.m. Nov. 3, 2010

Incumbent Democrat state representative Judy Clibborn — who represents the 41st Legislative District, which includes Newcastle — trounced novice Republican candidate Stephen Strader 57 percent to 43 percent in initial election results released Tuesday night.

The race for the other 41st District House seat remained tighter on Election Day. Incumbent Democrat Marcie Maxwell pulled in 51.1 percent to 48.8 percent for Republican Peter Dunbar, a Mercer Island physician.

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State Rep. Judy Clibborn earns top honors from construction group

August 11, 2010

UDPATED — 12:15 p.m. Aug. 12, 2010

The statewide trade association for the commercial construction industry has named state Rep. Judy Clibborn as Legislator of the Year.

Clibborn, a four-term Democrat and former Mercer Island mayor, represents Talus, southwest Issaquah and Cougar Mountain communities as part of the 41st Legislative District.

Gene Colin, government affairs council chairman for Associated General Contractors, said Clibborn “gets it.”

“She understands that an efficient and adequate transportation system is good for the economy and the environment,” Colin said in a news release.

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