Category Archives: News Release

08 Jul
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Nobles remarks on recent shooting in community

TACOMA—Sen. T’wina Nobles releases the following statement as a response to the tragic and fatal shooting of a 14-year-old girl in her neighboring district. “We, as a community, have been inundated with tragedies. Earlier this week, a 14-year-old girl was ...

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30 Mar
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New law boosts college affordability for veterans, military families

Olympia– Legislation to expand college affordability for military veterans, active military members, and their families by applying Washington state residency more broadly was signed into law by the governor today. “Our servicemembers have been facing a massive and costly barrier ...

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17 Mar
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Governor signs bill addressing diaper need

Olympia– Today the governor signed into law Senate Bill 5838, sponsored by state Sen. T’wina Nobles (D-Fircrest), to address a diaper need for Washington families who are on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) after the bill passed nearly unanimously ...

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15 Feb
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Senate passes Nobles bill to boost college affordability for military households

Olympia– Legislation unanimously passed by the Senate would advance college affordability for military veterans, active military members, and their families by applying Washington state residency more broadly. “Our service people valiantly serve our nation,” said Sen. T’wina Nobles (D-Fircrest). “They ...

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20 Jan
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Nobles to Sponsor’s Diaper Need Act

Olympia– State Sen. T’wina Nobles has sponsored legislation to address a diaper need for Washington families who are on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Senate Bill 5838, the Diaper Need Act, directs the Department of Social and Health Services ...

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11 Jan
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Nobles bill to support economic well-being for youth experiencing foster care

Olympia– State Sen. T’wina Nobles has sponsored legislation to provide financial education and support to youth experiencing foster care. Senate Bill 5824, the Fostering Finances Act, will address a gap in financial preparedness for youth who are aging out of ...

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02 Dec
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Nobles named Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellow

Nobles named Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellow   Olympia– State Sen. T’wina Nobles (D-Fircrest) was named one of 27 elected officials around the country in the newest cohort of the Hunt-Kean Leadership fellows program. The program vision is to help political leaders ...

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02 Dec
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Nobles selected Maternal and Child Health Fellow

Olympia– State Sen. T’wina Nobles (D-Fircrest) has been selected as a 2022 NCSL Maternal and Child Health Fellow in a program designed to support legislators who are experienced or emerging leaders in maternal and child health.   “I look forward ...

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16 Nov
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Nobles joins roundtable on foster youth

Olympia– State Sen. T’wina Nobles (D-Tacoma) joined U.S. Rep. Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) and the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute in a virtual roundtable discussion with Amara, a Pacific Northwest based nonprofit that serves children in foster care, their families, and ...

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16 Sep
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Senator T’wina Nobles Receives The Council of State Governments 20 Under 40 Leadership Award

Lexington, Ky. – The Council of State Governments is excited to recognize Senator T’wina Nobles as a recipient of the 2021 CSG 20 Under 40 Leadership Award. This annual honor highlights the outstanding work of 20 up-and-coming elected and appointed ...

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