Category Archives: E-News

10 Feb
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What I do when I’m not passing bills

Dear friends and neighbors: Sometimes the most important work we do draws the least attention. Take my role as the Senate lead on the State Investment Board, where we manage $140 billion in state pension funds. I see your eyes ...

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03 Feb
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Our students need reliable access to counselors

Dear friends and neighbors: Last year I sponsored legislation to assure students access to school counselors. Though the bill passed the Senate, it died in the House. Since then, the need for access has not gone away, it has only ...

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29 Jan
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A critical win for businesses this week

Dear friends and neighbors: This has been a very important week for businesses and our larger community. I’ve been pushing for weeks for our state to accelerate the reopening of our restaurants, fitness centers and other businesses. Well, those efforts ...

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20 Jan
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Why we should open schools now

Dear friends and neighbors: If you’re a parent, there’s a strong chance you share my interest in getting our kids back in school. I say this not just because I’ve heard from scores of concerned parents but because I’m a ...

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06 Jan
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My priority is to help our community, households and businesses recover

Dear friends and neighbors: Some of you receiving this email may be hearing from me for the first time, as we have recently updated our circulation list. So please know that, as someone who gets a lot of emails every ...

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07 May
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E-News – See you in November

Dear friends and neighbors, I’m grateful to have represented the 5th Legislative District for another session down in Olympia, and proud of the work that we were able to accomplish in just a short 60-day session. I want to take ...

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28 Apr
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E-news – Finding Safe Ways to Get Washington Back to Work

E-news: Finding Safe Ways to Get Washington Back to Work Friends and neighbors, We are all living through uncertain times, but I am proud of Washingtonians for staying home and lowering the rate of infections. By practicing physical distancing, our ...

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23 Mar
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E-news – Coronavirus resources

Friends and neighbors, We are living in uncertain times right now, and things are changing seemingly by the hour. Many of us are wary about where this pandemic is headed. It is important to remember, though, that government officials at ...

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04 Mar
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E-News – Coronavirus update

Friends and neighbors, As the novel coronavirus has become more prevalent in Washington throughout the week, many of us are rightfully uneasy about the spread of this disease given how close it is to our communities. As more tests become ...

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27 Feb
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E-News – The Operating Budget

De ar friends and neighbors, I want to start by thanking everyone who was able to attend the town hall meetings this weekend. Hearing from you about the issues you care about is an important and valuable part of the ...

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