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16 Nov
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COVID-19 Resources for our Latinx Neighbors (English)

COVID – Latinx resources one pager FLYER FORMAT – 10.27.20

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Uli Fuamaila, 73, and his twin 8-year-old grandkids Neamiah, right, and Naomi in their Federal Way home on June 3, 2019. Fuamaila raises the twins, along with his 2-year-old grandson. (Photo by Dorothy Edwards/Crosscut)
12 Nov
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Crosscut: Washington considers narrowing its eviction moratorium

Shukura Wilford hasn't lost her job, but that doesn't mean she isn't struggling to pay her rent. Were it not for the state's ban on evictions, Wilford, a single mother of three who works at Seattle Public Schools, wonders what ...

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09 Nov
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Sen. Billig reelected Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Hasegawa elected Caucus Chair

Sen. Andy Billig (D-Spokane) was reelected Senate Majority Leader on Monday by the members of the Senate Democratic Caucus. Sen. Bob Hasegawa was elected Caucus Chair, filling the position left vacant with the retirement of former Sen. John McCoy in ...

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23 Sep
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Statement from Sen. Christine Rolfes on state revenue forecast

OLYMPIA – State Senator Christine Rolfes (D-Bainbridge Island), chair of the Senate Ways & Means Committee, released this statement following today’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council meeting: “Washington’s diverse economy is showing signs of resilience. While we will still face ...

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02 Jul
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The Everblue State: Sen. David Frockt on Economic Recovery

For this episode of the Everblue State, we spoke with Sen. David Frockt (D-Seattle) who chairs the Senate Special Committee on Economic Recovery. This newly formed committee is designed to help Washington State recover from the economic downturn caused by ...

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18 Jun
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Sen. Saldaña on DACA decision: “We are home.”

Sen. Rebecca Saldaña (D-Seattle) on Thursday issued the statement below on the US Supreme Court’s decision to reject the Trump Administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA): “This news comes as a tremendous relief for ...

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17 Jun
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Statement from Sen. Christine Rolfes on state revenue forecast

OLYMPIA – Sen. Christine Rolfes (D-Bainbridge Island), chair of the Senate Ways & Means Committee, released this statement following today’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council meeting: “Today’s forecast gives us a better understanding of the enormous fiscal challenges facing our state ...

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17 Jun
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Sen. Billig statement on release of June Economic Revenue Forecast

OLYMPIA – Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane) released the statement below following today’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council meeting: “Since session concluded in March, we have not stopped our work to ensure all working people, businesses and those disproportionately ...

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16 Jun
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Bipartisan COVID-19 recovery committee holds its first meeting

Working people and small businesses are facing unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, the Senate Special Committee on Economic Recovery heard from a variety of experts about ways to help people and businesses recover. The bipartisan ...

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05 Jun
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An open letter to the people of Washington state

An open letter to the people of Washington state: The Senate Democratic Caucus – fully recognizing that our own state Senate lacks the voice of even a single Black legislator, a voice that needs to ground us today and always ...

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