OLYMPIA – Sen. Joe Nguyen (D- White Center) was elected Assistant Floor Leader today by the Washington State Senate Democratic Caucus. “I am extremely honored that my colleagues chose me for this role and eager to get to work building ...Read More
With state revenues now expected to take a $9 billion hit, new taxes could get a warmer reception when Washington lawmakers gather to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. On Wednesday, legislative budget writers received new information clarifying just how big ...Read More
After over two months of social distancing, our new normal has transformed into enduring agony. Like every other elected official in the state and beyond, I spend hours each day responding to heartbreaking emails from constituents who have been pushed ...Read More
Political leaders made moves Monday toward defunding the city’s police department in the aftermath of violence here over the weekend, following in the steps of other cities after nearly two weeks of protests over police brutality that have swept the ...Read More
With our economy and sense of social normalcy completely upended to combat the spread of coronavirus, it was only a matter of time before we’d hear the calls for austerity. They come in well-messaged colloquialisms like “time to tighten our ...Read More
Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law today a bill that expands access to Washington’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program by remedying cuts to services made during the Great Recession.
TANF works to alleviate some of the root causes ...
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed into law comprehensive regulations on the use of facial recognition technology in Washington. Senate Bill 6280, sponsored by Sen. Joe Nguyen (D-White Center), prohibits the use of facial recognition technology for ongoing surveillance ...Read More
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law today a bill that will create a pathway for more zero emissions vehicles to be sold in Washington State. Sponsored by Sen. Joe Nguyen (D-White Center), Senate Bill 5811 requires auto dealerships ...Read More