City: Spokane, WA
Occupation: State Representative
- Web: marcusriccelli.com
More about Marcus Riccelli
As Washington moves forward on a new law to expand Spokane County’s board of commissioners from three members to five, the county is pushing back, with a lawsuit planned to block the expansion.
Spokane County to go to a five-member board of commissioners in 2022 election.
State makes Marshallese, other Pacific Islanders, eligible for Medicaid.
More Pacific Islanders, including those from the Marshall Islands, would have access to healthcare under a bill that received final approval in the Senate.
House gives final approval to the state’s Voting Rights Act.
The bill would take effect in 2022 and would add two members to the Spokane County Commission. It’s received bipartisan support in Olympia and the city of Spokane, but current county commissioners argue voters already nixed expansion in a decisive vote at the ballot box more than two years ago.