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Senate unanimously passes bills to help survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

Senate unanimously passes bills to help survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

OLYMPIA – Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault will gain crucial protections and supports, and abusers will be held more accountable, if four bills passed unanimously by the Senate become law. SB 5180, passed today, would make it easier for survivors to wipe off their record sentences they received for offenses that were the result of being a victim ...

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Nobles’ parks pilot focuses on health of disenfranchised youth

Nobles’ parks pilot focuses on health of disenfranchised youth

The Senate has passed legislation to create a task force to develop a pilot wellness program to address the health impacts of systematic inequities and discrimination. “This is about opening the doors to the outdoors for communities that need healing, both physically and mentally,” said Sen. T’wina Nobles (D-Fircrest). “This is an issue of justice. In my work prior to the ...

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28th Legislative District Virtual Town Hall

28th Legislative District Virtual Town Hall

Sen. T'wina Nobles and Reps. Dan Bronoske and Mari Leavitt will talk about their work in the Legislature and answer questions from attendees. Attendees can send questions ahead of time here or post questions in the chat box during the event.

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Option for financial flexibility with car tab payments introduced

Option for financial flexibility with car tab payments introduced

Washingtonians would be able to spread their car tab bills over several payments, under legislation introduced by Sen. T’wina Nobles (D-Fircrest). Nobles’ bill, SB 5448, would create an optional payment plan to allow eligible vehicle owners to make quarterly payments.

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Nobles’ first bill, to establish on-site point of contact, on way to House

Nobles’ first bill, to establish on-site point of contact, on way to House

Legislation to establish on-site points of contact for students in foster care is headed to the House after passing the Senate today unanimously. SB 5184, sponsored by Sen. T’wina Nobles, would create an on-site point of contact in every K-12 public school to coordinate services and resources for students experiencing foster care. “This bill is about serving students experiencing foster care,” ...

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Senators propose bills to help survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

Senators propose bills to help survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

OLYMPIA – Three Washington state senators are taking a multi-pronged approach to supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault as the criminal justice system responds to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sen. Manka Dhingra (D-Redmond), Sen. Annette Cleveland (D-Vancouver), and Sen. T’wina Nobles (D-Fircrest) have filed four bills that would help hold offenders accountable while also supporting survivors as ...

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