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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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16 Nov
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COVID-19 Recursos para nuestros vecinos Latinx

COVID – Latinx resources one pager FLYER FORMAT SPANISH – 10.27.20

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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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07 Mar
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Bill mandating comprehensive sexual health education in public schools heads to Inslee’s desk

A bill requiring comprehensive sexual health education (CSHE) in all public schools by the 2022-23 school year received final approval from the Washington State Senate on Saturday, and now heads to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk to be signed into law. ...

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04 Mar
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Senate fast-tracks $100 million for coronavirus response

OLYMPIA — As more cases of coronavirus are being confirmed in Washington state, including the nation’s first known fatalities, the Washington State Senate today approved a $100 million funding package to ensure a comprehensive response from state and local public ...

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21 Jan
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Legislature honors Franklin on Senate floor, celebrates oral history

A groundbreaking former state lawmaker has chronicled her experiences in the Legislature in a biographical oral history that will be celebrated at a book-signing reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Asia Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma. ...

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07 May
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Carlyle, Tarleton welcome governor’s signature on climate bills

SEATTLE – Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle) and Rep. Gael Tarleton (D-Ballard) today welcomed Gov. Jay Inslee’s signature on a sweeping package of legislation that takes meaningful action on climate change and will reduce Washington’s carbon footprint. The bills commit Washington ...

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03 May
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Billig: Frank Chopp is a public servant to his core

Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig released the statement below following Frank Chopp’s resignation as Speaker of the House on Friday: “Frank Chopp is a public servant to his core. Thousands of kids have health care because of Frank Chopp. Washington’s ...

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29 Apr
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Legislature passes ‘Putting People First’ state operating budget

OLYMPIA – The Legislature passed a 2019-21 operating budget plan and revenue plan on Sunday, making critical investments in behavioral health, affordable housing, education, and the environment. “This is a responsible and optimistic budget that includes broad investments to meet critical needs ...

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28 Apr
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Senate’s capital budget proposes life-changing investments in infrastructure

The Washington State Senate today approved a two-year capital budget that would invest in priority infrastructure across the state in the areas of behavioral health, affordable housing, education and the environment. The budget passed with a unanimous vote. “The bipartisan ...

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