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Senate transportation budget funds workgroup on car tab payments

OLYMPIA — Community members that are experiencing difficulty affording their car tab fees in a lump sum may find relief from a workgroup to study alternative payment options in the Senate Transportation budget that passed off the senate floor this week. The proposal to offer a payment plan originated in a bill proposed by Sen. T’wina Nobles (D-Fircrest). “Community members have had ...

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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

Sequim Gazette: College Bound Scholarship gets boost

Sequim Gazette: College Bound Scholarship gets boost

The College Bound Scholarship for Washington students is being reworked to reach more students across the state. Currently, students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches during the seventh or eighth grade sign a form with their guardian pledging to graduate ...

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My Northwest: It’s not $30 car tabs, but state Sen. Nobles’ bill offers much-needed relief

My Northwest: It’s not $30 car tabs, but state Sen. Nobles’ bill offers much-needed relief

As she fought to unseat longtime Republican State Senator Steve O’Ban for the 28th Legislative district senate seat, T’wina Nobles made one of her top priorities very clear. “I want to see relief in my community around car tabs,” Nobles said ...

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The Seattle Medium: Proposed Bill Would Provide Support To Foster Children In Public Schools

The Seattle Medium: Proposed Bill Would Provide Support To Foster Children In Public Schools

A bill proposed by State Sen. T’wina Nobles looks to address issues of equity and support for foster children who attend public schools in the state to help them have successful outcomes in life. The bill, SB 5184, will establish points ...

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