Northwest Progressive Institute
Victory! Breakfast After The Bell just sailed out of the Washington State Senate

Help is on the way for young Washingtonians who aren’t getting enough to eat before the start of their school day. 2ESHB 1508, which would direct high-needs schools to offer Breakfast After The Bell programs to students, has just sailed out of the Washington State Senate with overwhelming support. The bill now returns to the … Continued

First week, early endorsements

We have a long road ahead of us but we’re not alone in this, we have each other. In this first week we have connected with thousands of people online, over the phone, and in person. I am proud to announce the endorsement of Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson, along with Congressman Rick Larsen, Senator Kevin … Continued

Press Release
Pinky Vargas announces run for state Senate

Bellingham City Councilwoman to challenge Sen. Doug Ericksen in 42nd District BELLINGHAM – Bellingham City Councilwoman Pinky Vargas announced this weekend her campaign for state Senate in the 42nd Legislative District. The announcement came on the one year anniversary of the Bellingham Women’s March, at which Vargas was a speaker. Vargas currently serves as a … Continued