State Rep. Maxwell to resign to join governor’s office

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maxwellRENTON — State Rep. Marcie Maxwell, D-Renton, announced Tuesday she is resigning from the Legislature to join Gov. Jay Inslee’s Legislative Affairs and Policy Office staff as a senior education policy adviser.

Maxwell has represented the 41st Legislative District in southern and eastern King County since January 2009. Her district includes Bellevue, Beaux Arts, Issaquah, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Renton and Sammamish.

In the Legislature, she was on the House Education Committee, the Appropriations Committee, the Education Appropriations Subcommittee, the Rules Committee and the Technology & Economic Development Committee.

“I’ve been honored to serve the people of the 41st District in South and East King County, and believe that my new position in the Governor’s Office will continue my work on their priorities for our state,” Maxwell said in a statement.

Maxwell was first elected to the Legislature in 2008, and was re-elected twice. She was previously elected to the Renton School Board for eight years. She is also a Realtor.

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