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Darneille named Hero by Low Income Housing Alliance

Darneille named Hero by Low Income Housing Alliance

Sen. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma, was recently named a 2014 Hero for Homes at the 5th Annual Advocacy Awards Celebration of the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance. “I am humbled and honored to receive this award,” said Darneille. “As a legislator, I am proud to work with my colleagues to help ensure that we are supporting the tremendous work underway in ...

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Conversation hours in NE Tacoma, May 29

Conversation hours in NE Tacoma, May 29

As one of your three lawmakers in Olympia, I invite you to attend the first of our conversation hours in the district. These conversations allow me to meet with you and talk about how we can make our community, our district and our state a better place to live. This month I will be hosting our conversation hours from 7 to ...

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Bill to seal juvenile records unanimously passes Senate

Bill to seal juvenile records unanimously passes Senate

Today, House Bill 1651, a bill that will seal most juvenile records by judicial action when the offender turns 18 years old unanimously passed in the Senate. The bill will now head to the House for concurrence on the agreed-to striking amendment, and will then head to the governor to be signed into law. Sen. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma, a Senate ...

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Caseload Forecast shows little change with a few exceptions

Caseload Forecast shows little change with a few exceptions

The Washington State Caseload Forecast Council today released its February report which shows little change from the last forecast in Nov. 2013 with exceptions in four categories. “Our state’s budget decisions are made on the outcomes of both the Revenue Forecast and the Caseload Forecast,” said Sen. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma, and the Caseload Forecast Council Chair. “These updates are essential ...

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27th LD lawmakers host Town Hall Meeting

27th LD lawmakers host Town Hall Meeting

The 27th Legislative District lawmakers will host a Town Hall Meeting from 10 to noon on Saturday, Feb. 22 in the Jason Lee Middle School Cafeteria (602 N. Sprague, Tacoma, WA. Pierce County bus line #1). Sign-in begins at 9:30 a.m. This will be an opportunity to receive a legislative session update and a chance to speak directly to your ...

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Darneille meets with Architects

Darneille meets with Architects

Sen. Jeannie Darneille today met with a group of architects from the district.

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Darneille gets a BIG thank you card from Browns Point Elementary students

Darneille gets a BIG thank you card from Browns Point Elementary students

Sen. Jeannie Darneille received a BIG thank you card signed by nearly all the students of Browns Point Elementary from PTA member Charles Jorgenson.

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Darneille bill provides community parenting alternatives to parents facing prison time

Darneille bill provides community parenting alternatives to parents facing prison time

A bill heard by the Senate Human Services & Corrections Committee would provide more parents facing prison time, who are at lowered risk to reoffend, the ability to retain custody of their children while receiving intensive supervision in a community setting. “If you look at the information from the people who have already completed the program, the ...

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Darneille bill would collect DNA from felony arrestees

Darneille bill would collect DNA from felony arrestees

The Senate Law & Justice Committee today heard a bill that would require DNA samples to be collected from all adult ranked felony arrestees in the State of Washington. (Senate Bill 6314). “This bill is about justice and ensuring that victims of violence, women, children and the vulnerable are protected,” said Read More

Darneille meets with LYAC representative

Darneille meets with LYAC representative

Sen. Jeannie Darneille met with the 27th district Legislative Youth Advisory Council representative Hannah Fumiko Russ in her office.

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