Category Archives: News Release

22 Jan
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Lovelett bills would expand access to environmental sustainability

OLYMPIA – Two bills to fund environmentally sustainable projects were heard in the Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee today. Introduced by Sen. Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes), Senate Bill 6222 and SB 6223 would give more people access to clean energy. ...

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13 Jan
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Welcome to the Legislature, Rep. Ramel!

OLYMPIA – Following the resignation of Rep. Jeff Morris last week, Alex Ramel has been appointed to serve as a state representative for Washington’s 40th Legislative District in the State House of Representatives. Joining Rep. Debra Lekanoff (D-Bow) and Sen. ...

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13 Jan
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Lovelett sworn in as senator for 40th Legislative District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 13, 2020 OLYMPIA – Sen. Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes) was sworn in to the Washington State Senate today to represent the 40th Legislative District. Lovelett was appointed during the 2019 legislative session and was elected to ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
12 May
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Special Election Restrictions

Due to this year’s special election for the 40th Legislative District, Sen. Lovelett’s page cannot be updated during the election-year freeze. There will be no new posts until after the election results have been certified in November.

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10 May
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State budget invests in local volunteer projects to improve health of Salish Sea

OLYMPIA — The 2019-21 Washington state operating budget invests $910,000 to NW Straits Commission for continued project support for Marine Resources Committees around Puget Sound. “I’m so proud of the work the Northwest Straits Commission has done over its twenty ...

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03 May
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Lovelett calls on British Columbia to stop mining in headwaters of Skagit River

OLYMPIA — Sen. Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes) sent a letter to the Premier of British Columbia today calling on the provincial government to stop mining activity in the headwaters of the Skagit River. “As a state legislator representing the communities and ...

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01 May
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See you in Friday Harbor!

I am thrilled to host a town hall on the San Juan Islands this Saturday, May 4 at 3 p.m. at the Brickworks in Friday Harbor. Please join me to hear more about what we’ve accomplished in the 2019 Legislative ...

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28 Apr
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Lovelett: Construction budget invests in environmental protection, local recreation, higher education

OLYMPIA — The two-year capital construction budget passed unanimously today by the Legislature invests in priority infrastructure across the state in the areas of behavioral health, affordable housing, education, orca protection, and environmental health. “Critical local projects for our communities ...

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15 Apr
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Senate passes bill to streamline forest purchase for Blanchard Mountain

OLYMPIA — The Senate’s bipartisan passage of House Bill 2119 today will streamline the creation of the Harriet A. Spanel State Forest. This is a critical component of finalizing the transfer of timber land — including public and private lands ...

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10 Apr
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Washington Senate honors Sikhs, passes stronger hate crimes legislation

OLYMPIA — Under current law, crimes motivated by hate are prosecuted as “malicious harassment.” HB 1732, passed today by the Senate, would more clearly call out these offenses for what they are by renaming the violations “hate crime offenses” in ...

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