Category Archives: News Release

20 Jan
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Darneille meets with NAMI members

Sen. Jeannie Darneille today met with constituents and members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in her office.

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20 Jan
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Darneille meets with Planned Parenthood Teen Council

Sen. Jeannie Darneille today met with members of the Planned Parenthood Teen Council.

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15 Jan
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Darneille named Legislator of Year by Police, Sheriffs

Sen. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma, has been named the 2013 Senate Democratic Caucus Legislator of the Year by the Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs (WACOPS). “I am honored to receive this award,” said Darneille. “The men and women of law ...

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05 Dec
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Darneille sponsors bill to collect DNA samples from felony arrestees in Washington state

On Dec. 4, 2013, Sen. Jeannie Darneille, signed on as the first sponsor of legislation that would create an improved DNA database law in Washington state. “I am proud to be the first person to have signed onto this bill,” ...

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18 Jun
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Caseload forecast depends on policy, budget from the Legislature

Sen. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma, and chair of the Caseload Forecast Council today issued the following statement after the release of the latest caseload forecast: "Today’s news was another reality check. Because of the Legislature’s timing and delay of the largest ...

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07 Jun
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Darneille: Let’s get our job done

Sen. Jeannie Darneille, D- Tacoma, today issued the following statement after the Republican-controlled Senate majority failed to take any action on the Senate floor: "Today was the 26th day of the special session and we have yet to hold one ...

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17 May
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Darneille bill to expand endangered missing persons alerts signed by governor

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee expands the Missing Children’s Clearinghouse to include the Endangered Missing Persons Clearinghouse. People with developmental disabilities or a vulnerable adult believed to be in danger because of age, health, mental or ...

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Sen. Darneille seated in a committee hearing, touching her face with her thumb and forefinger in a listening position.
05 Apr
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Darneille advocates for families, women and disabled in budget

The Washington State Senate today met to vote on the Republican majority’s operating budget. Sen. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma, offered three amendments to the budget that would have ensured the continuation of critical programs for low-income women, the homeless, and the ...

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View of Washington State Capitol building with surrounding cherry trees in bloom with pink blossoms. The sky is clear and deep blue.
18 Mar
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Darneille’s statement on the passing of former Gov. Booth Gardner

Sen. Jeannie Darneille released the following statement today on the passing of 27th Legislative District constituent and former Gov. Booth Gardner: "I first came to know Booth when he was the Pierce County executive. I remember studying a management book ...

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