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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Maralyn Chase - A Lifetime of Dedication to Social Justice, Good Jobs, Environmental Quality

Maralyn Promotes Clean Water on Earth Day
Maralyn Chase - Working for Jobs, Justice and a Better World

Tampico General Store, Mayfield family business where Maralyn grew up.
A lifetime of dedication to small business. Maralyn gained the values of hard work first hand, growing up in eastern Washington. 

Rep Chase meets with constituents at Town Hall this spring
Maralyn serves on the board of the Shoreline Chamber of Commerce to further her advocacy for locally owned and operated community businesses.   Maralyn developed the entrepreneurial  spirit and  the value of hard work while  growing up in Eastern Washington in a family-run, old fashioned general store.  
She started school in a one-room  country  school house with six grades that her  father and grandmother  had attended when they were young.  Maralyn went on to earn a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science and in 2008, was honored to be  named Distinguished Alumni.
Maralyn currently serves on a national working group of state leaders on energy and climate change working closely with the White House.  She serves  on the U.S .Green Business Council’s    legislative advisory committee for green schools, and the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators  and the Seattle Indian Center.  
Maralyn (left) is a board member of the Shoreline Solar Project.
The non-profit helped worked with the City of Shoreline to
bring about this solar array in the new City Hall project in 2010.
The SSP sponsors the Solar Fest every summer.
Maralyn's family after Patty Murray Rally in front of
Murray  family's original "main street" small business storefront
(l-r) Carin Chase, Norma Mayfield, Maralyn, grandson Chase, Luis Moscoso
What are  people saying about Maralyn Chase? 
There are many outstanding people who are speaking out on Maralyn's record in her District.

     • Ray Carden, teacher - "Maralyn has always been a strong supporter of public education and the teachers and support staff who work there."

Small Business Owners: 
     • Shaun Dale - “....those of us who know her well recognize her work as a reflection of her strong dedication to the social and economic justice she's devoted a lifetime to pursuing and the kind of core integrity that we so often claim to want from our public officials."

Elected Officials:
    • Adrienne Monillas, Edmonds City Councilmember - "Maralyn Chase has always been a strong labor advocate. She has been a champion for Fircrest School and the rights of the disabled."

   • Publicola - No-BrainerRep. Maralyn Chase is an adamant liberal who will bring some demand-side economics to the stodgy Senate Democratic caucus.”

   • Sierra Club, Cascade Chapter - "Maralyn Chase has been an environmental trailblazer in the House, and will undoubtedly continue in that vein in the Senate. We consider Maralyn Chase to be an Environmental Champion of the first order, and strongly urge your support for her campaign. "
Maralyn Tweeted yesterday -
Maralyn tweeted: Come to "Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Celebration and last week of campaign party at Edmonds Senior Center!" Thursday, October 28 from... about 22 hours ago

Rep Maralyn Chase, D, Edmonds has
served in the State House
since 2002. She is a candidate for the
State Senate and is the 32nd District Democrats nominee.

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