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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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.Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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.
OLYMPIA – Manka Dhingra was sworn in today as the state senator for the 45th Legislative District. Dhingra’s swearing in gives Democrats a 25-24 majority in the Senate ahead of the 2018 Legislative Session. “I’m humbled and proud to represent the communities of the 45th Legislative District,” Dhingra said. “I promise to represent each and every one of my constituents ...Read More