Category Archives: Latest News

21 Apr

from my heart….

These are tough times. I could have never imagined that I would have ended my last session pushing for emergency funding to address a pandemic that stopped us in our tracks. I never imagined spending my days on Zoom briefings ...

13 Nov

The results are in…we won!

Dear friends, Thanks to supporters like YOU, our campaign won big on Tuesday. I’m so humbled and honored to be re-elected to serve such a wonderful district.  I want everyone to know that I have heard your message. Whether I was ...

19 Sep

The Times recommends: Lillian Ortiz-Self for Legislative District 21, House Position 2

Snohomish County voters should re-elect the Mukilteo Democrat to another term representing the 21st Legislative District. By: The Seattle Times Editorial Board State Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self has firsthand experience addressing the needs of public-school students, particularly when it comes to ...

07 Sep

Ortiz-Self returns from assisting in Puerto Rico

Published September 5, 2018 – Mukilteo Beacon By Brandon Gustafson With Puerto Rico still recovering from damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria between August and October of last year, Lillian Ortiz-Self traveled to her parents’ homeland in August to ...

05 Jul

The Times recommends: Lillian Ortiz-Self for 21st Legislative District, House Position No. 2.

Originally published July 1, 2016 at 4:39 pm Updated July 1, 2016 at 5:34 pm Ortiz-Self understands that education is a system that starts well before K-12. She supports a greater investment in early learning, as well as supporting families ...

29 Jun

Early Learning Action Alliance Awards Rep. Ortiz-Self With Early Learning Emerging Leader Award

“Dear Representative Ortiz-Self,   On behalf of the Early Learning Action Alliance (ELAA), I am thrilled to announce that you have been selected to receive an Early Learning Emerging Leader Award for your outstanding leadership in early learning! Your commitment ...

28 Jun

McCleary plaintiffs spurn state plan; lawmakers want fines lifted

By Jerry Cornfield Herald Writer Published: Sunday, June 26, 2016, 12:01 a.m. OLYMPIA — With all the legal arguments filed, it’s only a matter of time before the state Supreme Court weighs in on the merit of lawmakers’ efforts to ...

28 Jun

Introductory statements from three candidates in 21st Legislative District

Published: Monday, June 20, 2016, 12:12 p.m.   Incumbent 21st District State Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self and opponents Bruce Guthrie and Mohammed Riaz Khan recently sent statements introducing themselves to voters. Challenger Jeff Scherrer has not responded to requests for an introductory ...

14 Mar

Passing the Education Opportunity Gap K-12 ‘opportunity gap’ bill needs state funding The Legislature has a constitutional obligation to educate ‘all children residing within its borders’ These include immigrants and students of color who don’t have equal opportunities or success HB 1541 takes good ...

30 Apr

Ortiz-Self lists highlights of her first legislative session

By Evan Smith, Herald Writer Democratic State Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self says that highlights of her first session in the legislature included increased support for children’s mental health, people with disabilities and transportation, along with passing the “Dream Act and the ...