Who: Senator Karen Keiser, Representative Tina Orwall and Representative Mia Gregerson
What: Town Hall meeting with 33rd Legislative District constituents
When: Saturday, March 23 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: LiUNA! Local 242 Labor Hall, 22323 Pacific Hwy S, Des Moines
Senate votes to create additional commercial airport capacity
“The opening of the new two-gate passenger terminal at Everett’s Paine Field is a welcome relief, but it will not solve the long-term need to find additional commercial airport capacity in our state” said Senator Karen Keiser (D-Des Moines), sponsor of Senate Bill 5470 ...Read More
OLYMPIA - Legislation to increase transparency in drug pricing passed unanimously off the Senate floor today.
"This bill will go a long way towards revealing the real cost of prescription drugs," said Sen. Karen Keiser (D-Des Moines), sponsor of Senate Bill 5292. "As things stand, we really do not have publicly available drug pricing information. It’s past time ...Read More
Senate legislation would protect vulnerable employees from sexual harassment
OLYMPIA – Employees who are vulnerable and isolated at work will have better protection against sexual harassment and assault as a result of legislation that passed unanimously off the Senate floor today. The bill was inspired by the personal stories of hotel housekeepers, office janitors and security guards who often ...Read More
Keiser: "I heard your concerns, we are not moving forward"
“Thank you to everyone from across the state who have reached out to us in Olympia. I heard from hundreds of hairdressers who feared Senate Bill 5326 was a threat to their chosen profession. I want to be clear that it was never my intent to cause ...Read More
I’ve heard from dozens of cosmetologists who were fearful that my intent was to take away their livelihood. Let me say in the strongest possible terms that is not my intent, and I promise you it will not be the outcome of this effort.
I hope removing the language regarding a booth rental ban will ...Read More
OLYMPIA – Addressing the continued federal government shutdown affecting 800,000 workers across the country, Sen. Karen Keiser (D-Des Moines) released the following statement:
"I am proud that the state of Washington is working hard to give furloughed federal workers the unemployment benefits they deserve. Our state continues to put working families first in times of need.
“Unfortunately, state ...Read More
MEDIA ADVISORY – 33rd Legislative District Telephone Town Hall Who: Sen. Karen Keiser, Rep. Tina Orwall & Rep. Mia Gregerson –The 33rd Legislative District delegation representing part of King County including SeaTac, Des Moines, Normandy Park, and parts of Kent, Burien and Renton. What: 33rd Legislative District telephone town hall meeting When: 6-7 p.m. Thursday, March 15 Three ways to ...Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Feb. 27, 2018 Sexual harassment bills pass off House floor, head back to the Senate OLYMPIA — Three bills related to combatting workplace sexual harassment passed off the House floor unanimously today. “I have been working on addressing sexual harassment for quite some time, and passing this group of bills off the floor in the House today is great ...Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Feb. 8, 2018 Bills to address sexual harassment pass off Senate floor, now advance to the House OLYMPIA — Three bills related to combatting workplace sexual harassment passed off the Senate floor unanimously today. “I have been working on addressing sexual harassment for quite some time, and passing this group of bills off the floor is great news for ...Read More