Category Archives: News Release

10 May
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New law ensures access to vital services for families

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26 Apr
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Governor signs bill to increase access to computer science degrees

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07 Apr
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Governor signs historic police arbitration reform bill into law

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law today that sets in place the most comprehensive standards for police officer arbitration in Washington in decades. Senate Bill 5055, sponsored by Sen. Joe Nguyen (D – West Seattle), increases ...

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03 Mar
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Senate passes Nguyen bill to increase vital TANF investments

OLYMPIA – Families that rely on Washington’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program could see an additional boost in benefits along with clarified expectations under legislation passed today by the Senate. Senate Bill 5214, sponsored by Sen. Joe Nguyen ...

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30 Nov
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Senate Democrats choose Nguyen to be Assistant Floor Leader

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 ...

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02 Apr
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Governor signs law to expand TANF benefits

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 ...

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31 Mar
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Governor signs facial recognition regulations into law

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 ...

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30 Mar
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Coronavirus Resources

Though this is a period of uncertainty, there are resources available across the state if you find yourself in need of them. Below is a running list of those resources that will continue to be updated as more information becomes ...

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25 Mar
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Governor approves legislation to increase availability of ZEVs

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 ...

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14 Mar
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Coronavirus funding in the Legislature

Neighbors in the 34th, We set off this session with the goal to pass a strong supplemental budget tackling homelessness, transportation, and countless community works projects in our communities. While these goals were all still met, the increasing public health ...

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