Jinkins is first woman Speaker of the House
Last updated 1/8/2021 at 2:13pm
State Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma on Jan. 13 was applauded by colleagues as she became the first woman and first gay woman to serve as Speaker of the Washington House of Representatives.
"Today represents another step toward inclusion, toward more seats at the table," Jinkins said.
Several women in the Legislature wore white to Remember the the 100th birthday of women's suffrage.