Category Archives: E-News

08 Jan
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Telephone Town Hall – Thursday, Jan. 9

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Rep. Laurie Jinkins, Rep. Jake Fey and I will host a telephone town hall on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. You will be able to talk with us in real time about the upcoming ...

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29 Mar
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TVW: Darneille advocates for mental health system improvements

In a session extra on TVW's The Impact, Sen. Jeannie Darneille advocates for the need to improve our state's mental health system. You can view the episode here, or click the link below.

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15 Mar
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Sen. Jeannie Darneille Legislative Update – March 15, 2013

Dear Friends and Neighbors, On Wednesday, we reached the halfway mark of this Legislative session. Good bills die as Legislative cutoff passesfloor I am disappointed at the number of great policies and bills that didn’t get past the cutoff. As a Democratic caucus, ...

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15 Mar
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AUDIO: Senate acts on mental health treatment

While many goals of Senate Democrats were not met in the first half of the 2013 session, one area that was well addressed was the state’s treatment for the mentally ill. Ian Cope reports

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13 Mar
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AUDIO: Sen. Darneille reflects on the first half of 2013 session

Following the Washington State Senate floor deadline, Sen. Jeannie Darneille spoke about her first session in the Senate.

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12 Mar
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We’re all for bipartisanship, except when it’s not our idea

Today, members of the Republican-dominated majority caucus voted to block a bill sponsored by Sen. Nathan Schlicher from coming to the floor for debate and a vote. Senate Bill 5592 would have sought to keep toll increases and operating costs ...

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