OLYMPIA – On the heels of the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Democrats in the Washington State Legislature are proposing comprehensive action to strengthen state protections for reproductive freedom. On Tuesday, five bills will be heard across three Senate committees, as well as several more in House committees. “Hearing and considering all of these bills on the same day demonstrates the ongoing comprehensive work we are focused on and signals how serious we are about protecting the fundamental right to reproductive healthcare,” said Sen. Annette Cleveland (D-Vancouver). “As Chair of the Senate Health and Long Term Care Committee, I am committed to working with my colleagues to ensure Washington continues taking steps forward, not backward when it comes to safe ...Read More
About Sen. Keiser
President Pro Tempore; Chair of Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs Committee
Sen. Karen Keiser represents Washington’s 33rd Legislative District, which contains a number of suburban cities south of Seattle, including SeaTac, Kent, Des Moines and Burien. As President Pro Tempore, she presides over the Washington State Senate when the lieutenant governor is unavailable. And as chair of the Senate Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs Committee, she champions policies that help working families and improve women’s economic security.
Read Sen. Keiser’s full biography here.