Dear friends and neighbors, I stand with you and your families as we all endure this unprecedented public health crisis together. Even in the midst of uncertainty, worry, and grief for those who have been affected by the coronavirus, I have seen such heartening examples of community and connectedness from Washingtonians ...Read More
Dear friends and neighbors, Washington State is experiencing an increase in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and it is anticipated that the virus will continue to spread. My heartfelt condolences go out to the families who have been affected by this illness. I am thinking of you!Read More
Dear friends and neighbors, Something I've learned from conversations with members of my community - whether I'm in Auburn, Kent, Covington, or Renton - is that our cities and our state has so many brilliant, vibrant people in it who want to go to college or continue college but face barriers ...Read More
Dear Friends and Neighbors, It's been a busy interim! I have absolutely loved getting to spend time with my neighbors in Kent, Auburn, and Covington, and have even gotten to travel the state for an in-depth look at issues that all Washingtonians prioritize.Read More
I’m so proud to have wrapped up a successful, progressive 2019 Legislative Session! This was my first year serving as the senator for the 47th District, and I could not be more proud of the progress we made this year.
We made amazing progress this ...Read More
Gov. Jay Inslee today signed a bill into law that will increase transparency in Washington’s appraisal management companies and ensure the state’s appraisal management program remains in compliance with federal regulations.
Senate Bill 5124 was first-year Sen. Mona Das’ first bill to be passed by the Senate on Jan. ...Read More
Abbygail Mena, 14, served as a page in the Washington State Senate during the week of April 1.
Pages are sponsored by the senator from their legislative district. Senator Mona Das (D-Kent) sponsored Mena’s week at the Legislature.
“It was so great to ...Read More
Hello everyone, I can’t believe we’re already 82 days into the 2019 Legislative Session — and that we only have 23 days left! The next few weeks will be busy. Both the House and the Senate will spend a lot of time on the floor passing bills, and we’ll be finalizing our ...Read More
We've officially passed the halfway mark in the 2019 Legislative Session! I'm happy to report many of my bills are still "alive" and working their way through the Legislative process.
Senate bills had to be passed by the Senate by March 13 in order ...Read More
A bill passed today by the Senate would help limit the costs of affordable housing by exempting self-help housing organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity, from the state’s real estate excise tax. The bill passed on a vote of 46 to 2 and now heads to the House for consideration.Read More