Washington House Democrats
Rep. Ruth Kagi is a Champion for Children

The Children’s Alliance has named Representative Ruth Kagi (D-Seattle) as a 2015 “Champion for Children.” This award recognizes Rep. Kagi for her leadership in shaping and passing the Early Start Act. As the chair of the House Early Learning and Human Services committee and as a member of the House Appropriations committee, Rep. Kagi was able to bring together advocates, legislators, and staff in the Governor’s office to craft the Early Start Act and get it passed and funded.