16 minutes | Oct 22, 2019

In this installment of "Capitol Ideas," Washington state Representative Mari Leavitt, a Democrat representing Pierce County's 28th legislative district, looks back at her first year in the Legislature and offers a preview of the upcoming 2020 session.

Democratic state Rep. Mari Leavitt was a military kid who grew up to be a small-business owner, the deputy director of Pierce County Human Services, a PTSA leader and, with a doctorate in community college leadership, a college administrator for more than two decades. Today we talk about that journey and how she's putting her experience to good use representing her constituents in Washington's 28th legislative district in Pierce County.
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