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Washington State Capitol Building
03 Feb
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Sen. Pedersen's legislative update

Greetings from Olympia! We are now a month into the 105-day legislative session. We have spent most of our time so far in committee, reviewing over 1,700 bills introduced so far. Our first major cutoff will come two weeks from ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
02 Feb
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VIDEO: Pedersen speaks against Senate Republican education proposal

Sen. Jamie Pedersen spoke out against the Senate Republican education funding proposal Thursday during the floor debate on the bill. Pedersen, a parent with four children in Seattle Public Schools, highlighted how Senate Bill 5607 would cause real harm for the 53,000 ...

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13 Jan
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Sen. Pedersen's legislative update

Greetings from Olympia! We are wrapping up the first week of the 2017 legislative session. I continue to serve as ranking member on the Senate Law & Justice Committee, which has jurisdiction over civil and criminal law issues such as ...

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05 Feb
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Sen. Pedersen's legislative update

We are wrapping up the fourth week of the 2016 legislative session. Most of our time so far has been spent in committee, reviewing the 2,000 or so bills that legislators have introduced this session (and some left over from ...

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26 Jun
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Pedersen: Supreme Court ruling affirms the promise of equality for all

OLYMPIA – Today the United States Supreme Court issued its much-awaited ruling on marriage equality across the country. In a landmark decision that will finally secure marriage rights for all couples, the Court ruled state bans on same-sex marriages across ...

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17 Apr
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Video: Pedersen speaks on resolution recognizing National Day of Silence

OLYMPIA – Sen. Jamie Pedersen, D-Seattle, sponsored Senate Resolution 8669  on Friday to recognize thousands of Washington state students who are raising awareness of anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools on the National Day of Silence.

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30 Jan
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Sen. Pedersen's legislative update

Greetings from Olympia! We are wrapping up the third week of the 2015 legislative session, hard at work on funding our public schools, funding mental health services, and crafting a package of transportation infrastructure investments and the revenue to pay for them.  Already, ...

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18 Dec
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Pedersen chosen as top Democrat on Senate Law and Justice Committee

Sen. Jamie Pedersen, D-Seattle, will take over as the ranking Democrat on the Senate Law and Justice Committee as the legislature convenes the 2015 session. “We will have a lot of important issues to consider in 2015. I am excited ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
30 Jun
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See you in November

Dear friends, Beginning July 1, election-year restrictions begin on my external communications. These restrictions include updates to this website over the next several months. If you need more information or have a legislative issue, please don’t hesitate to contact me. It’s always an ...

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26 Jun
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Pedersen discusses domestic partnerships on TVW

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