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27 Feb
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Two-thirds rule tested in Senate

Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, today issued the following statement after calling the question about a Senate rule that requires a two-thirds majority vote to bring a bill with new revenue to a vote on the Senate floor: “My parents always ...

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24 Feb
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Legislative Update – Feb. 24, 2015

Dear friends and neighbors, We have cleared the first real hurdle of the 2015 Legislative Session ‑ policy cutoff. Policy cutoff means that bills would have to make it out of the committee they were assigned in order to keep ...

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19 Feb
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Habib, Jayapal, Cleveland vote no on transportation proposal in committee

OLYMPIA – Senators Cyrus Habib, Annette Cleveland and Pramila Jayapal, voted no on the Senate transportation proposal in the Senate Transportation Committee after repeated attempts to amend the proposal were defeated on party-line votes. Statements from the three members are ...

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15 Feb
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Legislative Update – Feb. 15, 2015

Dear friends and neighbors, I am honored to serve as your state senator and as your voice in Olympia. This year, I serve on the Senate Health Care; Transportation; and Energy, Environment & Telecommunications committees. I also serve on the ...

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14 Feb
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Cleveland: “Our bridge can’t afford to be left out for another 16 years”

OLYMPIA – Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, today issued the following statement in response to the proposed transportation package that was unveiled in the Washington State Senate on Thursday: “While I am glad there is headway with a transportation package, I ...

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12 Feb
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Cleveland: ‘Abused children should not face barriers to receiving medical evaluation’

OLYMPIA – Senate Bill 5897, a measure that will allow the Crime Victim’s Compensation Program to apply for children’s medical examinations when children have suspected injuries related to possible assault of a child received a hearing Thursday in the Senate ...

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03 Feb
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Bill to create elder justice center pilot programs introduced in state Senate

A bill to create two elder justice centers to help protect members of the state’s aging population was introduced today in the Senate by Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, and Sen. Andy Billig, D-Spokane. “Addressing the needs of our state’s seniors ...

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