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36th Legislative District lawmakers to hold ‘drop-in’ town hall

36th Legislative District lawmakers to hold ‘drop-in’ town hall

OLYMPIA – Join Sen. Reuven Carlyle, Rep. Noel Frame and Rep. Gael Tarleton for an informal "Drop-In" Town Hall on March 24 at Lantern Brewing (938 N 95th St) in Seattle.

Drop in anytime from 2 to 4 p.m. that works for you. The 36th Legislative District lawmakers will aim for casual, small group conversation and try to swap out ...

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Senate passes Carlyle's Washington Privacy Act

Senate passes Carlyle's Washington Privacy Act

OLYMPIA – The Washington Senate today overwhelmingly approved the Washington Privacy Act, one of the nation’s strongest privacy protection measures based on global standards to strengthen consumer access and control over personal data held by companies and the government.

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Bill committing Washington to 100 percent clean energy passes Senate

Bill committing Washington to 100 percent clean energy passes Senate

OLYMPIA - The Washington Senate today approved a sweeping, historic bill to commit the state to 100 percent clean energy from renewable and zero-emission sources.

Senators voted 28-19 in favor of Senate Bill 5116, sponsored by Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle). The bill would require all electric utilities in Washington to transition to a 100-percent, ...

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Washington Senate votes to eliminate death penalty

Washington Senate votes to eliminate death penalty

OLYMPIA – The Washington Senate today voted 28-19 to eliminate the death penalty in Washington law and replace it with a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of release or parole.

Senate Bill 5339, sponsored by Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle), makes Washington statute consistent with a 2018 decision in which the state Supreme Court invalidated the death penalty ...

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Senate committee unanimously approves consumer data privacy act

Senate committee unanimously approves consumer data privacy act

OLYMPIA – The Washington Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee today unanimously recommended passage of the Washington Privacy Act, one of the nation’s strongest privacy protection measures based on global standards to strengthen consumer access and control over personal data held by companies and the government.

The comprehensive act, Senate Bill 5376, reflects central elements ...

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Carlyle introduces comprehensive data privacy protection bill

Carlyle introduces comprehensive data privacy protection bill

OLYMPIA – Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle), chair of the Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee, has introduced one of the nation’s most robust and comprehensive privacy protection measures to strengthen consumer access and control over personal data held by companies and the government. The Washington Privacy Act, Senate Bill 5376, would give Washington residents tools to determine how their personal data is ...

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Carlyle promises bold agenda on climate change in 2019 session

Carlyle promises bold agenda on climate change in 2019 session

RENTON – Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle) promised to present a bold agenda to address climate change when lawmakers return to Olympia in January for the 2019 legislative session. Carlyle made the pledge after Senate Democrats chose him to chair the newly reconfigured Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee.* “I’m proud to continue tackling the tough issues of building up our energy infrastructure ...

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Carlyle welcomes partnership for sustainable fuel at Sea-Tac Airport

Carlyle welcomes partnership for sustainable fuel at Sea-Tac Airport

OLYMPIA – Sen. Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle, welcomed the Port of Seattle’s announcement yesterday that 13 airlines – including Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Horizon Airlines, Spirit Airlines and more – have agreed to collaborate on a work plan to give all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport access to sustainable aviation fuel, a low-carbon and sustainably produced biofuel alternative to ...

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36th Legislative District lawmakers to hold ‘drop-in’ town hall

36th Legislative District lawmakers to hold ‘drop-in’ town hall

Who: State Sen. Reuven Carlyle, State Rep. Gael Tarleton, and State Rep. Noel Frame (36th Legislative District) What: “Drop-in” town hall meeting. Drop in anytime during the two-hour window that works for you. When: Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Where: Peddler Brewing Company, 1514 NW Leary Way, Seattle, WA 98107 Why: To meet with constituents in an informal setting to discuss ...

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Governor signs bill expanding extended foster care eligibility

Governor signs bill expanding extended foster care eligibility

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee yesterday signed a bill to expand extended foster care eligibility in Washington. Senate Bill 6222, sponsored by Sen. Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle, will give young adults access to the Department of Social and Health Services’ Extended Foster Care program until the age of 21. Eligibility is currently capped at age 19. Young adults would no longer need to ...

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