Category Archives: E-News

17 Jun
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Join us for a 33rd District Virtual Town Hall June 24

Dear neighbors, Now that we have finished the 2021 legislative session, my seatmates and I want to hear from you, as well as update you on our work on your behalf. Please join all three lawmakers from the 33rd District—Rep. ...

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18 Mar
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Join us for a 33rd District Virtual Town Hall March 24

Dear neighbors, We’re just past halfway through the 2021 legislative session, and my seatmates and I want to hear from you, as well as update you on our work on your behalf. Please join all three lawmakers from the 33rd ...

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12 Mar
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Halftime Report

Dear neighbors, Halfway through the legislative session, the Senate has made great progress to address the most pressing issues affecting us here in Washington—from pandemic recovery to health care to police accountability to fair pay for a hard week’s work. ...

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Pandemic relief bill
12 Feb
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Fast-tracking pandemic relief

Dear neighbors, At the Legislature, we have been working hard to put pandemic relief on a fast track. This week, we passed a historic $2.2 billion package that will expand testing and vaccine distribution, provide support to schools, make grants ...

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29 Jan
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Urgent alert: Vaccine sites opening Monday near us, register Saturday

Dear neighbors, On Monday, Feb. 1, King County will open two community vaccination sites, one at the ShoWare Center in Kent and the other at the General Services Administration complex in Auburn. They will be operating six days a week, ...

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15 Jan
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Improving health—at work and in the community

Dear neighbors, This past Monday, a legislative session unlike any in our state’s history began. Despite threats of violence, and the necessity of conducting most legislative business remotely to protect public health, it has been a success so far. Legislators ...

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Washington's COVID-19 Vaccine Phases
09 Jan
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Supporting Washington’s Workers

Dear neighbors, Your 2021 Washington State Legislative session will convene on Monday in Olympia. As President Pro Tempore, I will preside over the opening session of the Senate. There are some concerns about possible protests, but I am confident our ...

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23 Nov
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Aid for businesses and workers

Dear neighbors, As we approach the holidays, I hope you are staying healthy and safe. I know we all want to see our family and friends. But with COVID numbers increasing dramatically in Washington, we are seeing more cases now ...

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Open Enrollment 2021
05 Nov
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The nation’s first public option is open for enrollment

Dear Neighbors, If you’re looking for health insurance, now is the time to act. Open enrollment in the Washington State health care exchange opened on November 1. For coverage starting January 1, the deadline to enroll is December 15; and for ...

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28 Sep
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Update on small business assistance

Dear Neighbors, As I wrote you last week, our federal, state and local governments are stepping up assistance for people and businesses affected by the pandemic. In addition to the rental, mortgage, and child care assistance that I listed in ...

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