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13 Dec
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Carlyle’s ‘Cash for Lawn Clunkers’ bill provides up to $200 to purchase new electric law mowers, leaf blowers, trimmers and more

A bill to reimburse people for switching from old, loud and polluting gas-powered lawn equipment to zero-emission, all-electric tools was introduced Monday by Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle), chair of the Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee. By simply turning in ...

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13 Dec
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Cash for Lawn Clunkers FAQ

Cash for Lawn Clunkers FAQ What is the purpose of the program? The goal of the program is to improve air quality by exchanging older, polluting gas- or diesel-powered landscaping equipment for new zero-emission, electric equipment. Who is eligible for ...

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13 Dec
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Carlyle introduces ‘climate resiliency fee’ on global banks’ fossil fuel investments

A state report estimates that Washington state taxpayers spent more than $1.2 billion in the 2019-2021 biennium on climate resiliency costs from forest fires to floods, ocean acidification to heat domes. Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle), chair of the Senate Environment, ...

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01 Feb
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Join us Thursday to discuss the 2021 legislative session

Join your 36th Legislative District lawmakers for a “remote” town hall meeting on the major issues of the 2021 legislative session! Your citizen legislature has been considering action on a variety of issues, including the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and ...

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15 Dec
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Carlyle introduces governor’s Climate Commitment Act

Sen. Reuven Carlyle joined Gov. Jay Inslee to introduce a slate of environmental policies today to combat the climate crisis, strengthen environmental justice strategies and rebuild Washington’s economy. Carlyle, chair of the Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee, is the ...

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02 Apr
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E News: Help for Small Businesses & Workers Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

Dear friends and neighbors, We all recognize that the COVID-19 crisis presents a historic challenge with profound implications for all Washingtonians and our communities. In addition to the heartbreaking pain of so many lives lost across our country, the devastation to our ...

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17 Mar
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E News: Important Information on Assistance Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

Dear friends and neighbors, It's clear that the new coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, presents an unprecedented challenge. I am committed to doing my best to help you and your family get through this crisis. That includes providing resources on ...

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12 Mar
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Carlyle issues statement on Washington Privacy Act

OLYMPIA – Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle) issued the following statement today on Senate Bill 6281, the Washington Privacy Act. * * * “In today’s era, consumer data privacy is the soul of economic, social and consumer value, and it goes ...

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14 Feb
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Senate passes Carlyle’s Washington Privacy Act

OLYMPIA – The Washington Senate today overwhelmingly approved the Washington Privacy Act, one of the nation’s strongest consumer data privacy protection measures. Based on global standards and best practices, the act strengthens consumer access and control over personal data held ...

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12 Feb
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Carlyle lauds passage of bill to support floating homes

OLYMPIA – Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle) today welcomed unanimous Senate passage of a bill that will help ensure the continued vitality of Seattle’s historic floating home community. Senate Bill 6027 cuts red tape that hindered residents of floating, on-water residences ...

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