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Coffee & Conversations with the 28th LD: We Want To Hear From You

Coffee & Conversations with the 28th LD: We Want To Hear From You

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I began my term just last week as state senator of the 28th Legislative District. I am honored to serve and bring the values of our community to the Legislature. I look forward to sharing with you what we are working on and, more importantly, hearing your thoughts. Just before we began session, my colleagues selected me to ...

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About T’wina

Sen. T’wina Nobles represents the 28th Legislative District, which includes the cities of Fircrest, Lakewood, Steilacoom, Dupont, University Place, Tacoma, Anderson Island, Ketron Island, McNiel Island, as well as Joint Base Lewis McChord. Sworn into office in 2021, she is the first Black state senator to serve in a decade.

Sen. Nobles brings two decades of experience in education and community leadership to her role as vice chair of the Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee as well as vice chair of the Higher Education & Workforce Development Committee. She also sits on the Transportation Committee and the Behavioral Health Subcommittee.

Read Sen. Nobles’ full biography here.

T'wina In the News

The Seattle Times: ‘Everybody wins when we’re in positions of leadership’: Washington state’s female leaders of color on what Kamala Harris represents

The Seattle Times: ‘Everybody wins when we’re in positions of leadership’: Washington state’s female leaders of color on what Kamala Harris represents

“Mr. Vice President, I’m speaking,” said Sen. Kamala Harris, holding her hand up and looking directly at Vice President Mike Pence after he interrupted her during their nationally televised vice presidential debate last October. Those five words resonated with women ...

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KING-TV: T'wina Nobles to be sworn in Friday as Washington's first Black Senator in 10 years

KING-TV: T'wina Nobles to be sworn in Friday as Washington's first Black Senator in 10 years

TACOMA, Wash. — Washington's 2021 legislative session begins Monday at the state Capitol in Olympia. Lawmakers will face tough challenges, including how to balance the budget with decreased revenue because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be several lawmakers joining the ...

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Q13: T'wina Nobles defeats incumbent Steve O'Ban in West Pierce County state Senate race

Q13: T'wina Nobles defeats incumbent Steve O'Ban in West Pierce County state Senate race

Democrat T'wina Nobles has defeated incumbent state Sen. Steve O'Ban in the West Pierce County Senate race, a feat that will make her the only Black lawmaker in the current state Senate and only the second Black woman ever elected ...

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