Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today regarding Speaker Chopp's plan to step down as speaker after the upcoming legislative session.
"There are few who work harder and with more heart than Frank Chopp. He has dedicated his career to lifting people out of poverty and strengthening economic security and opportunity for all Washingtonians. Congratulations to one of Washington’s best as he prepares to round out his long and notable career as Speaker of the House."