Category Archives: E-News

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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Capitol campus at sunset, showing legislative building, sundial, and lit path in between.
31 Jan
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Update from Olympia

Dear neighbors: The legislative session is advancing quickly!  Today is Day 19 of a short 60 day session, so we are nearly 40% complete.  In this first phase of the session, Senate committees are holding public hearings each week to ...

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20 Jan
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Update from Olympia

Last Monday marked the beginning of the 2020 legislative session, and we got right down to business for this short, 60-day session. These short sessions occur in even-numbered years, and can often feel like a sprint to the finish line ...

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22 Mar
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March 22 Newsletter

You may know that I focus much of my work in the Legislature on improving the lives of children and youth in our state. I serve on the Ways and Means Committee that writes the budget. Among all ...

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21 Mar
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Inside Olympia – Justice for All

Here is the full episode of Inside Olympia, where I talk with Austin Jenkins about justice issues. We've got so many important issues facing the Legislature this year, but we must continue fighting to ensure our justice system is ...

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Text: TOWN HALL MEETING. Saturday, February 20, 10 a.m. to Noon. Sign-in begins at 9:30 a.m. PLEASE JOIN US TO: Get an update on the 2016 Legislative Session, learn what's next in the legislative process, share your comments, concerns and ask questions. The Evergreen State College-Tacoma Campus, 1210 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98405. Pierce Transit bus line #1. Photos with titles displayed along the right side of the image: Senator Jeannie Darneille, Representative Laurie Jinkins, Representative Jake Fey
08 Mar
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Town Hall – March 23

Please join Rep. Jinkins, Rep. Fey, and I for a 27th district town hall on March 23rd. We’ll be gathering at the Eastside Community Center to hear from you and report back on the 2019 legislative session!

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19 Apr
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Conversation Hours this Spring

Join Sen. Jeannie Darneille, Rep. Laurie Jinkins, and Rep. Jake Fey for informal conversation hours around Tacoma. Be sure to bring your thoughts, questions and concerns about state government or legislative issues. See you soon!   Tuesday, May 1 6:00 ...

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01 Oct
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End of Session Newsletter

Many of you may have received the 27th Legislative District newsletter in the mail. If you did not, here is the electronic version.

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14 Jul
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Local projects at risk…

Dear friends and neighbors, 

While the Legislature was able to avoid a state government shutdown by adopting and operating budget before midnight on June 30, our work remains unfinished.  One of the last outstanding pieces of the session is the adoption ...

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28 Jun
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Update: Budget deal in Olympia…

Dear friends and neighbors,

The news coming out of Olympia today is that an operating budget deal has been reached as of this morning. While this is welcome news, the legislature must still pass the budget and the governor ...

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