Category Archives: MOCC

13 Jan
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Trudeau: ‘It’s time we rely on more than just luck to end poverty’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 13, 2022 Senate Bill 5752, known as the Washington Future Fund, today had its first public hearing in the Senate Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation Committee. The bill would establish the nation’s first debt-free trust fund ...

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07 Jan
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Trudeau: Housing bills would “build a stronger future for all”

OLYMPIA — Sen. Yasmin Trudeau (D-Tacoma) this week pre-filed two bills that would dismantle barriers to accessible housing in Washington. SB 5755 would establish a tax incentive program to foster development of affordable multifamily housing in urban areas. SB 5749 ...

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23 Dec
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Trudeau sponsors two voting equity bills that will promote access to democracy

Sen. Yasmin Trudeau (D-Tacoma) announced that she will be sponsoring two policies during the 2022 legislative session that will protect and strengthen Washington state’s democratic systems. SB 5584 would allow local jurisdictions to use a system of ranked choice voting ...

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02 Nov
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Senate Democratic Caucus welcomes Yasmin Trudeau to the Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 2, 2021 The Senate Democratic Caucus today welcomed Yasmin Trudeau as the next senator of the 27th Legislative District following the retirement of Sen. Jeannie Darneille (D-Tacoma). The Pierce County Council voted to appoint her on ...

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25 Sep
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Senate MOCC statement on act of violence against Khalsa Gurmat Center

The Senate Members of Color Caucus released the following statement in response to the act of violence and vandalism that took place on September 18, 2021, against a house of worship in Federal Way: “Our hearts break to hear of ...

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27 May
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Senate MOCC issues statement on AG decision in Manuel Ellis case

The Washington State Senate Members of Color Caucus today issued the following statement in response to the Attorney General’s most recent action in the case of Manuel Ellis’ death. “As the Members of Color Caucus of the Washington State Senate, ...

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20 Apr
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Senate Members of Color Caucus reacts to verdict in trial of George Floyd’s killer

Today the Senate Members of Color Caucus issued the following statement in reaction to the verdict of guilty on all counts issued moments ago in Derek Chauvin’s trial. “Words cannot undo the deep wound that George Floyd’s murder left in ...

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17 Mar
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Senate MOCC statement on acts of violence against AAPI communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2021 Senate MOCC statement on acts of violence against AAPI communities The Senate Members of Color Caucus today issued the following statement: “Waking up to yet another day of more Asian American lives lost at ...

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18 Jan
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The Senate Members of Color Caucus Co-Chairs Honor MLK, Jr.’s Legacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 18, 2021 The Senate Members of Color Caucus co-chairs – Sen. Rebecca Saldaña (D-Seattle) and Sen. Joe Nguyen (D-White Center) today issued a statement on behalf of the Members of Color Caucus in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the legacy ...

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14 Dec
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Senate Members of Color Caucus express support for governor’s equity package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 14, 2020 Senate Members of Color Caucus co-chairs support governor’s equity package The Washington State Senate Members of Color Caucus (MOCC) co-chairs today issued the following statements concerning Gov. Jay Inslee’s Equity Proposal. “Our communities have ...

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