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E-news: Taking steps to help people get - or stay - healthy

E-news: Taking steps to help people get - or stay - healthy

Friends, neighbors –   Week 2 of session has come and gone – and it’s been amazing to see so many of our neighbors across the state participating in remote testimony. We’ve had nurses sharing their thoughts from outside the hospital on a lunch break, teachers offering thoughtful feedback from their cars on their way to drop off kiddos at childcare, ...

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E-news: Be involved, be plugged in, be heard – better than before

E-news: Be involved, be plugged in, be heard – better than before

Friends, neighbors –  Week one of the 2021 session was one for the books. We convened on Monday, working closely with security and staff to keep everyone safe –  in light of the violence that had been threatened against our state’s capitol and the virus that ...

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E-news: You're invited! - Virtual Town Hall, Jan. 16 at 11:00am

E-news: You're invited! - Virtual Town Hall, Jan. 16 at 11:00am

Friends, neighbors –  

After weeks of virtual-committee and virtual-floor-debate practice, after months of gathering community feedback and preparing legislation to answer our neighbors’ most pressing needs, after almost a year of weathering this pandemic together – we're less than a month away from the start of ...

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E-news: An exciting pre-session update

E-news: An exciting pre-session update

Friends, neighbors – What a challenging year this has been for all of us. Between the unprecedented pandemic and the loss of health and economic security that came with it, the killings of our Black and brown brothers and sisters by police, and the political division and tension across the nation – it ...

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E-news - You're invited! Submit your thoughts and testimony at our Universal Healthcare Workgroup Meeting, 8/25!

E-news - You're invited! Submit your thoughts and testimony at our Universal Healthcare Workgroup Meeting, 8/25!

Friends, neighbors—

Everyone – regardless of zip code, income, pre-existing conditions – should be able to get the health care that they need, when they need it. That truth is only more relevant now as we endure a pandemic together that has ground our economy to a halt, separated loved ...

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E-news - Celebrating ADA 30, self-advocates, and allies!

E-news - Celebrating ADA 30, self-advocates, and allies!

Friends, neighbors – Congratulations! On July 26, we celebrated together the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a huge milestone in the civil rights journey toward full equity and inclusion for our family, friends, and neighbors with disabilities. Because of it, the disability community has seen ...

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E-news - Thirteen weeks of virtual coffee hours + another live chat at 1pm today!

E-news - Thirteen weeks of virtual coffee hours + another live chat at 1pm today!

Friends, neighbors –   Sipping coffee with neighbors at Kimball Coffee House, navigating walls of books at Bremerton Regional Library, gathering around a table at The Mustard Seed – I had so looked forward to another year of meeting with neighbors in the community. Continuing my weekly Coffee Hours with neighbors in our district (after taking a brief ...

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VIRTUAL GRADUATION CELEBRATION for the Class of 2020 - June 6!

VIRTUAL GRADUATION CELEBRATION for the Class of 2020 - June 6!

Class of 2020: We are excited to invite you to join Senator Emily Randall – and students, staff, faculty, and community leaders, athletes, and artists from around the state – for a Virtual Graduation Celebration TODAY, JUNE 6… to celebrate YOU! As chair of the Senate Higher Education and Workforce ...

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E-news - Higher Education and COVID-19

E-news - Higher Education and COVID-19

Friends, neighbors – The COVID-19 crisis has been hard – for all of us. Washingtonians across the state are finding our lives upended; our financial stability disrupted, our loved ones at risk, our friends at a distance. But I have some good news for you regarding our future, current, ...

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E-news - !! UPDATE about the Employment Security Department and unemployment benefits

E-news - !! UPDATE about the Employment Security Department and unemployment benefits

Friends, neighbors – Our community has shown truly astounding resiliency in the face of loss, instability, and uncertainty. Every day, I am inspired and encouraged by you. I am also eager to share with you some crucial information from the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) about expanded benefits ...

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