Appleton, Caldier will talk about ‘Finding Common Ground’ | Political Notebook

BREMERTON — State representatives Sherry Appleton, D-Poulsbo, and Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, will participate in “Finding Common Ground,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 Sixth St., Bremerton.

The event, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Kitsap, is free and open to the public.

Appleton and Caldier will talk about their efforts to forge compromises leading to legislation that is fair to all citizens. They co-authored an opinion column on health care, and will address how lawmakers might “find common ground” on that and other issues.

Appleton has represented the 23rd Legislative District since 2005. The district includes East Bremerton, Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, Kingston and Silverdale. Appleton is chairwoman of the House Local Government Committee. She also serves on the House Public Safety Committee; the State Government, Elections & Information Technology Committee; and the Joint Committee on Veterans’ and Military Affairs.

Caldier has represented the 26th Legislative District since 2015. The district includes the southeastern Kitsap Peninsula, from Bremerton and Port Orchard in the north, to Gig Harbor in the south. Caldier serves on the House Appropriations, Education, and Health Care and Wellness committees.