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15 Jan
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MyEdmondsNews: Liias introduces legislation to help increase voter participation among young adults

State Sen. Marko Liias this week introduced Senate Bill 6313 — the Voting Opportunities Through Education (VOTE) Act — a measure aimed at increasing voter participation among young adults. “Every voice needs to be heard to maintain a strong democracy,” said ...

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13 Jan
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Bills on consumer data privacy, facial recognition introduced

OLYMPIA – A bipartisan group of Washington state senators and representatives today unveiled a pair of bills strengthening consumer access and control over personal data and regulating the use of facial recognition technology. Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle) — sponsor of ...

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13 Jan
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The Everblue State: Welcome to the 2020 Session with Sen. Andy Billig

The Everblue State is back for the 2020 Legislative Session with a special episode with Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig. Billig gives us an update on what Senate Democrats are working on this year, and the issues he hopes the ...

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13 Jan
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Week 1: Welcome back!

OLYMPIA — The 2020 session is underway and Senate Democrats are excited to get back to work. We’ll kickoff the short 60-day session with a jam-packed Week 1 with public hearings on data privacy, prescription drug prices, affordable housing, the ...

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13 Jan
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Let’s get back to work in 2020!

When Democrats took over the Senate in 2018, we got to work putting people first. And we did it all on time. Now the 2020 Legislative Session is here, and we’re ready to get back to work on progressive policies ...

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