|Washington House Of Representatives District 28b|
|2005 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||9|
|Majority Floor Leader, Washington State House of Representatives|
|2011 - Present|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Scorecards
- 7 Personal
- 8 Recent news
- 9 See also
- 10 External links
- 11 References
Green received her A.A.S. from Belleville Area College. She also attended Brigham Young University.
Green currently is employed by Maxim Health Care. She has worked as a Registered Nurse for Western State Hospital, Good Samaritan Community Healthcare, and the Child Study Treatment Center. She has also worked as a Healthcare Employee Representative.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Green served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Health Care and Wellness|
|• Labor and Workforce Development|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Green served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health Care and Wellness|
|• Health and Human Services Appropriations and Oversight|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Green served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Audit Review and Oversight|
|• Commerce and Labor|
|• Health Care and Wellness|
|• Human Services|
Green's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Making Government Accountable & Funding Our Priorities
- Excerpt: "Tami fights to make government more efficient and more accountable for your tax dollars. She insisted that Wall Street Banks pay their fair share by closing their tax loopholes, and insists on performance audits at every level of government."
- Supporting Schools and Kids
- Excerpt: "As a mother and a grandmother, Tami knows that a good education is an investment in our economic future. She has long fought against additional cuts to public school funding, and is passionate about reducing class sizes and fighting for early learning and after school programs. "
- Creating Jobs and Supporting Families
- Excerpt: "Tami’s top priority is to keep workers employed and families in their homes. She funded local projects and reformed our workers' compensation system to create jobs, reduce taxes for businesses. She has also fought for affordable tuition at our local community and technical colleges, to make higher education available for all. "
- Supporting Veterans and Seniors
- Excerpt: "Tami is the wife of an Air Force veteran and was raised in an active-duty family. She personally understands the challenges that face military and working class families. "
Green won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 28b. Green advanced past the blanket primary on August 7, 2012, and defeated Paul Wagemann (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 28b, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Tami Green Incumbent||55.4%||30,572|
|Washington State House of Representatives, District 28b Blanket Primary, 2012|
|Democratic||Tami Green Incumbent||51.1%||14,110|
Tami Green was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 28. She defeated Brian Wurts in the August 17, 2010, primary. She defeated Republican Paul Wagemann in the November 2, 2010, general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 28b General Election (2010)|
|Tami Green (D)||20,716|
|Paul Wagemann (R)||19,481|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 28b Primary (2010)|
|Tami Green (D)||11,581||47.72%|
|Paul Wagemann (R)||6,613||27.25%|
|Brian Wurts (R)||6,073||25.03%|
On November 4, 2008, Democrat Tami Green won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 28 receiving 58.17% of the vote (27,987 votes), defeating Republican Denise McCluskey who received 41.83% of the vote (20,125 votes).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 28(2008)|
|Tami Green (D)||27,987||58.17%|
|Denise McCluskey (R)||20,125||41.83%|
In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.
Comprehensive donor information for Green is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Green raised a total of $927,875 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.
|Tami Green's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Washington State House, District 28||$155,291|
|2010||Washington State House, District 28||$180,352|
|2008||Washington State House, District 28||$103,556|
|2006||Washington State House, District 28||$228,199|
|2004||Washington State House, District 28||$108,487|
|2000||Washington State House, District 28||$151,990|
|Grand Total Raised||$927,875|
2012Green won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Green raised a total of $155,291.
|Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tami Green's campaign in 2012|
|House Democratic Campaign Cmte Of Washington||$52,500|
|28th Legislative District Democrats||$9,750|
|Washington State Association For Justice||$1,800|
|Service Employees Local 925||$1,800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$155,291|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Green was up for re-election, she collected $180,352 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tami Green's campaign in 2010|
|28Th Legislative District Democrats||$13,500|
|House Democratic Campaign Committee||$10,068|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||$1,900|
|Sheet Metal Workers Local 66||$1,600|
|Progress For Washington||$1,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$180,352|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Tami Green's 2008 campaign.
|Committee to Elect Tami Green||$6,000|
|28th District Democratic Central Committee||$3,000|
|Proceeds from Low Cost Fundraiser||$2,422|
Missed Votes Report
In March 2014, Washington Votes, the state’s premier legislative information website, released its annual Missed Votes Report, which provides detailed missed roll call votes on bills for every state legislator during the 2014 legislative session. The 2014 regular session included a total of 515 votes in the State House and 396 in the State Senate, as well as 1,372 bills introduced total in the legislature and 237 bills passed. Out of all roll call votes, 90 individual legislators did not miss any votes. 3 individual legislators missed more than 50 votes. Green missed 12 votes in a total of 1211 roll calls.
- See also: Freedom Foundation's Big Spender List
The Freedom Foundation releases its Big Spender List annually. The Institute ranks all Washington legislators based on their total proposed taxes and fees. To find each legislator’s total, the Institute adds up the 10-year tax and fee increases or decreases, as estimated by Washington’s Office of Financial Management, of all bills sponsored or co-sponsored by that legislator.
Green proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $7.05 billion, the 10th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.
The Freedom Foundation also issued its 2012 Informed Voter Guide for Washington State voters, including a legislative score card documenting how Washington State legislators voted upon bills the Foundation deemed important legislation. The legislation analyzed covered budget, taxation, and pension issues. A sign indicates a bill more in line with the Foundation's stated goals, and a sign indicates a bill out of step with the Foundation's values. Here's how Green voted on the specific pieces of legislation:
|2012 House Scorecard - Tami Green|
|Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)||Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)||Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)||Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)|
Green and her husband, Don, have two children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Tami + Green + Washington + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Washington State Legislature
- Washington House of Representatives
- Washington House of Representatives Committees
- Washington Joint Committees
- Washington state legislative districts
- Campaign website
- Washington House of Representatives - Rep. Green
- Profile from Open States
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2000
- Facebook page
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed April 17, 2014
- Campaign website, "Issues," accessed April 17, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed July 16, 2012
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Contribution Limits," accessed April 17, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Green, Tami," accessed September 30, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed April 17, 2014
- Washington Policy Center, "2014 Missed Votes Report for Legislators Released," March 18, 2014
- Freedom Foundation, "2012 Big Spender List," accessed April 17, 2014
- Freedom Foundation, "Legislative Voting Record," accessed October 10, 2013
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