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Three separate House committees approved legislation sponsored by State Rep. Brandon Vick, Monday. “Anytime you get three of your bills to move forward to the next step in the process, that's...

Feb. 16, 2021

Legislation from Rep. Brandon Vick, aimed at improving school districts' ability to identify and teach highly capable students, will receive a public hearing this week. House Bill 1404 would require school...

Feb. 7, 2021

State Representative, Brandon Vick, officially took the oath, Friday, to begin serving his fifth term in the Washington State House of Representatives. Vick, R-Vancouver, was sworn in remotely via Zoom, along with 36...

Jan. 8, 2021

We've reached the end of the 2020 legislative session. However, a lot happened in a short amount of time. In this update, I want to recap some of the major things...

March 17, 2020

We have officially passed the policy cut-off deadline and reached the halfway point of this short 60-day session, which means we now have a good idea of what legislation has a...

Feb. 14, 2020

Rep. Brandon Vick has been recognized for his continued support and efforts in Olympia to ensure each student is getting the education they deserve. The Washington Association of Educators of the...

Oct. 31, 2019

Legislation that would improve how the state identifies highly capable students unanimously passed the House Education Committee on Monday afternoon. House Bill 1641, sponsored by Rep. Brandon Vick, would require school...

Feb. 19, 2019

Legislation to help identify highly capable students received a public hearing in the House Education Committee on Monday, Jan. 29. House Bill 2927, sponsored by Rep. Brandon Vick, would require the...

Jan. 30, 2018

The governor called the Legislature into a special session on April 24, after we were unable to reach a budget agreement within the 105-day legislative session. We are in a special...

May 16, 2017

In light of ongoing education discussions and recent teacher walk-outs taking place throughout Washington state, Sen. Ann Rivers and Rep. Brandon Vick will be hosting two town halls Saturday, May 23...

May 19, 2015