Freshman lawmaker reflects on his first session in Olympia
Last updated 8/15/2019 at Noon
Former Mill Creek City Councilmember Jared Mead (D-Mill Creek) completed his first turn in the marathon known as the legislative session in Olympia and said he is prepared to go the distance.
Mead is home with his wife and new baby this summer after what he described as a “grueling” session as a state representative for the 44th Legislative District.
“I knew how Olympia worked from my time as a legislative aide, but the actual hours on the floor were an eye-opener,” Mead said during an exclusive interview with The Beacon. “There were times that we would spend 22 hours...