T’wina In the News

My Northwest: No car tab relief in Washington but workgroup will tackle challenges

My Northwest: No car tab relief in Washington but workgroup will tackle challenges

For five years, drivers have been pleading for relief after being hit with out-of-control car tabs largely related to ST3, the $54 billion light rail expansion approved by voters in the Sound Transit taxing district.

This legislative session, freshman Democratic Senator ...

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Daily Record News: State Legislature honors CWU President Gaudino

Daily Record News: State Legislature honors CWU President Gaudino

The Washington state legislature has passed a pair of resolutions honoring outgoing Central Washington University President James L. Gaudino for his more than 12 years of service, according to a news release from CWU.

The Washington State Senate passed Senate Resolution ...

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Chinook Observer: College Bound Scholarship gets boost

Chinook Observer: College Bound Scholarship gets boost

OLYMPIA — 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 7th or 8th grade sign a form with their guardian pledging ...

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Washington State Wire: Morning Wire: Capital gains, K-12 funding, Public safety bills

Washington State Wire: Morning Wire: Capital gains, K-12 funding, Public safety bills

Of the 4,002 people who signed in to testify on the capital gains tax bill at yesterday’s House Finance Committee hearing, about 2,380 (60%) were in favor of the measure. But opponents touted a petition against the bill circulated by ...

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Columbia Basin Herald: Senate passes legislation on collecting use-of-force data

Columbia Basin Herald: Senate passes legislation on collecting use-of-force data

Law enforcement agencies in Washington may be required to submit use-of-force data if a Senate bill in this year’s legislative session is signed into law.

Senate Bill 5259 passed in a 46-2 vote during a virtual floor debate Monday. The bill ...

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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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The Chronicle: State Lawmakers Advance Bills to Ban Police Use of Chokeholds and Neck Restraints, Collect Use-of-Force Data

The Chronicle: State Lawmakers Advance Bills to Ban Police Use of Chokeholds and Neck Restraints, Collect Use-of-Force Data

OLYMPIA — Washington Senate lawmakers Monday approved a bill to begin requiring law enforcement agencies around the state to report details when officers use force against citizens.

And on Saturday, Washington House legislators approved a bill to ban police from using ...

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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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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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