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Dhingra: “Today we line up the science of how people experience and process trauma, with our legal system of prosecuting some of our most heinous crimes.”

Dhingra: “Today we line up the science of how people experience and process trauma, with our legal system of prosecuting some of our most heinous crimes.”

OLYMPIA –Legislation to remove the state’s statute of limitation for certain sexual crimes against minors passed off the House floor today. 

“Survivors of sexual violence have worked for years to change our state’s statute of limitations law, I am so proud that after years of hard work, we were finally able to get this bill passed,” said ...

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Dhingra named Deputy Majority Leader, Chair of Behavioral Health Sub-Committee

Dhingra named Deputy Majority Leader, Chair of Behavioral Health Sub-Committee

  Dhingra named Deputy Majority Leader, Chair of Behavioral Health Sub-Committee   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Nov. 29, 2018   OLYMPIA – After a hugely successful legislative session, Democrats head back to Olympia in January with an expanded majority in the Washington State Senate. Following a strong first year in the Senate, Sen. Manka Dhingra (D-Redmond) will become one of two Deputy Majority Leaders when the Legislature ...

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Election Year Announcement from Sen. Dhingra

Election Year Announcement from Sen. Dhingra

Thank you for the privilege of serving as your state Senator for the 45th LD this year. After completing a historically productive session, I am now transitioning back into running for my Senate seat for a full term. As I return to the campaign trail, I want you all to be aware that I can have limited communication with my ...

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Education Funding on the Eastside

Education Funding on the Eastside

Sen. Manka Dhingra is joined by Sen. Lisa Wellman and Sen. Patty Kuderer to discuss the importance of education funding for Eastside school district including: Bellevue, Issaquah, Lake Washington, Mercer Island, North Shore, Renton, Riverview, and Snoqualmie Valley.  

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Senate passes Dhingra bill to provide property tax relief for seniors, veterans

Senate passes Dhingra bill to provide property tax relief for seniors, veterans

OLYMPIA – The Senate today unanimously passed legislation introduced by Sen. Manka Dhingra, D-Redmond, to provide property tax relief to those who can least afford an increase—senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and ...

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Senate passes Dhingra bill to protect children from young mistakes

Senate passes Dhingra bill to protect children from young mistakes

OLYMPIA – The Senate today passed legislation introduced by Sen. Manka Dhingra, D-Redmond, to bring state law into the 21st century and help protect our children. Read More

Senate votes to increase protections for victims of domestic violence

Senate votes to increase protections for victims of domestic violence

OLYMPIA – The Senate today passed legislation introduced by Sen. Manka Dhingra, D-Redmond, to increase protection for victims of domestic violence. Senate Bill 6298 would add harassment to the list of domestic violence crimes that prohibit a convicted batterer from possessing a weapon. “More than half of all women murdered with guns in the United States were killed by ...

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Dhingra introduces resolution honoring Republic Day of India

Dhingra introduces resolution honoring Republic Day of India

Sen. Manka Dhingra introduced a resolution in the Senate to honor and celebrate Republic Day of India on Friday, Jan. 26. She delivered the following remarks: “Thank you, Madam President. “I rise today to honor the 69th Republic Day of India, celebrating the day in which India implemented its Constitution, taking the final step toward full independence. “The nation of India defeated colonization and ...

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Senate approves capital budget, community projects for 45th District

Senate approves capital budget, community projects for 45th District

OLYMPIA – The long-delayed, $4 billion dollar state construction budget passed today by the Senate includes $1.8 million for local community projects in the 45h Legislative District. Sen. Manka Dhingra, D-Redmond, said the budget will fund construction of the Northshore Athletic Fields in Woodinville and the Willows Road ...

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Senate votes to rename cancer research endowment in honor of the late Sen. Andy Hill

Senate votes to rename cancer research endowment in honor of the late Sen. Andy Hill

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Senate voted today to rename the Cancer Research Endowment Authority and Cancer Research Endowment (CARE) Fund in honor of Sen. Andy Hill. This legislation, SB 5375, passed with overwhelming support. Read More

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