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Sen. Darneille speaks on the Senate floor while two other Senators hold up a purple and white flag.
20 Feb
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Update from Olympia

Dear neighbors: Please don’t forget to join us this Saturday for the 27th Legislative District town hall in Tacoma! It will take place from 10 am to noon at the Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St., Tacoma.     ...

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Statue of lady justice holding scales of justice and sword, deep blue sky in background with wispy clouds.
18 Feb
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Senate passes bill to reform youth sentencing guidelines

OLYMPIALegislation passed today by the Senate would permit courts to consider the maturity of a defendant in sentencing decisions. Sponsored by Sen. Jeannie Darneille (D-Tacoma), Senate Bill 5488 would allow judges to use discretion when making sentencing ...

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This photo shows the view of a prison corridor from behind a barred door. Secure doors are seen lining the walls, and one door is open.
17 Feb
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Senate approves expansion of sentencing alternatives

OLYMPIA – Today the Senate passed legislation that would expand access to alternatives to incarceration for parents convicted of certain crimes and who have minor children.  Existing programs allow eligible persons to receive intensive community supervision and services in lieu ...

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Graphic showing headshots with names of Rep. Laurie Jinkins, Sen. Jeannie Darneille, and Rep. Jake Fey
17 Feb
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MEDIA ADVISORY: 27th Legislative District town hall meeting on Feb. 22

Sen. Jeannie Darneille will join her House of Representatives seatmates on Feb. 22, 2020. See below for more details. WHOSen. Jeannie DarneilleSpeaker Laurie Jinkins and Rep. Jake Fey, the legislators from the 27th Legislative District representing part of Pierce County, ...

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