Our business climate, our schools, our roads and our pocketbooks.
Mark's unrelenting focus on our basic services has got it done for East and South King County.
REDUCING TRAFFIC CONGESTION
During the 2015 Transportation budget, Mark was successful in securing funding for adding lanes on Highway 18 from Tiger Mountain to I90, and making a massive investment to fixed the clogged interchange of I90 and Highway 18 in Snoqualmie.
This process has already started and will be completed in the next few years. In the 2019 session, Mark helped secure the design funding to finish the final leg of this project and make Highway 18 four lanes all the way from Snoqualmie to Maple Valley.
IMPROVING OUR SCHOOLS
When parents at Black Diamond Elementary School felt like they weren't being listened to by the state, Mark stepped in to get results.
Mark helped Black Diamond Elementary secure funding when they were short changed as they renovated Black Diamond Elementary School. This school is now open for learning for generations to come.
ENSURING FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY
Mark was the prime sponsor of the largest property tax reduction bill. This bill reduced property taxes by over $300 million.
Mark knows it's your money. He knows his top priority is to ensure that every dollar is spent wisely.
HELPING OUR ENVIRONMENT
One of the key priorities for Mark Mullet when he first became State Senator was revitalizing Lake Sammamish State Park.
That process has been successful, with a new sandy beach added to the park, a new main building was constructed for bathrooms and concessions, and a new giant playground for kids.
Paid For By Mark Mullet For Senate (D)
3129 NE Harrison St
ISSAQUAH, WA, 98029
Mark Mullet is the owner of a Zeeks Pizza restaurant and three Ben and Jerry’s ice cream scoop shops. He employees 50 people between his four locations.
Full time employees at Zeeks and Ben and Jerry’s have always been eligible for healthcare benefits at Mark’s restaurants, as well as paid time off.
Mark worked for more than twelve years in International finance at Bank of America (New York City office), and UBS (London office), before returning to his home state in 2006. From 2009 to 2013 Mark served on the Issaquah City Council.
Mark earned a Master’s degree in public administration from the Evans School at the University of Washington in 2008 and he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Indiana University in 1994. He attended Foster High School in Tukwila and was the Washington State High School tennis champion in 1989 and 1990.
Mark’s wife Kelley has been a teacher in the Issaquah school district since 1998. They have six children, ranging in age from 4th grade to 11th grade, and they all attend public school in the Issaquah School district. Their older three children can all be found working at the Ben and Jerry’s scoop shop in Issaquah.