Dear neighbors:

Whether you are a young person interested in serving as a page, a professional interested in government service, or a Washington resident who would like to make a difference, there are many ways to get involved in your Legislature. If you know someone who might be interested in one of these opportunities, please pass this information along to them.

After two years on hiatus due to the pandemic, the Senate Page Program is back! Pages are sponsored by legislators and serve for one week during the legislative session, which runs from January to April. Pages spend their week learning about the legislative process while distributing materials on the Capitol campus, assisting offices, delivering messages, working on the Senate floor, and presenting the colors at the opening of the day’s legislative session. Pages also spend time each day in page school learning about all aspects of state government.

More information, including how to apply, is available here. Applications close Feb. 13, 2023.

For those in the workforce who are interested in government service, employment opportunities at the Legislature are listed in the column on the right-hand side of the page here.

And finally, to make a difference for our community on the issues you care about, here’s how you can get involved:

  • Learn how a bill becomes a law.
  • Find legislation on the issues important to you.
  • Watch broadcasts and archived videos of your democracy in action.
  • Testify before legislative committees remotely or in person.
  • Reach out via my contact information below. You can also call the Legislative Hotline at 1.800.562.6000.

Stay in touch

As always, please feel free to reach out to my office directly with any questions or concerns. Take care and have a happy holiday season!

Sincerely yours,

Manka Dhingra
Senator, 45th Legislative District
Deputy Majority Leader