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ADVISORY: Randall to host event

ADVISORY: Randall to host event

May 5, 2022 Press inquiries | 360.786.7477, Sam.Gutierrez@leg.wa.gov

ADVISORY: Randall to host event, offer remarks in wake of Roe v. Wade SCOTUS leak putting abortion rights in question

Friday, May 6th Senator Emily Randall, D-Bremerton, will address the public at a rally for reproductive rights in response to the US Supreme Courts’ lean away from Roe v. Wade leaked by sources this ...

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Randall: Veto ‘a short-sighted attempt to apply Seattle-centric, one-size-fits-all policy’ to WA

Randall: Veto ‘a short-sighted attempt to apply Seattle-centric, one-size-fits-all policy’ to WA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2022 Sen. Emily Randall, D-Bremerton, today released the following statement in response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s partial veto of SB 5901: “The governor’s decision to partially veto SB 5901 — to strike a line that would save our neighbors money and broaden access to a tax exemption for small businesses — is a short-sighted attempt to ...

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Senate passes legislation to expand and strengthen apprenticeships

Senate passes legislation to expand and strengthen apprenticeships

OLYMPIA — Workers in Washington state would benefit from new apprenticeship programs in growing fields, reinvigorated support for existing apprenticeships, and significantly increased state funding for apprentices at public colleges, under two bills passed recently by the Senate. “The ‘earn-while-you-learn’ approach, with both classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training, makes apprenticeships accessible to many—especially women and people of color—who can’t take time off work or afford ...

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Randall bill would improve oversight of emergency powers

Randall bill would improve oversight of emergency powers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 18, 2022 Sen. Emily Randall (D-Bremerton) today introduced a bill to strengthen Washington state’s checks and balances on gubernatorial powers during a state of emergency. Senate Bill 5909 would add legislative oversight to declarations of states of emergency and prohibitive emergency orders during Legislative interim, adding to the oversight already in place regarding the governor’s power ...

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Apprenticeship bills promise stronger, more just economy

Apprenticeship bills promise stronger, more just economy

OLYMPIA — Workers in Washington state would benefit from new apprenticeship programs in growing fields, reinvigorated support for existing apprenticeships, and significantly increased state funding for apprentices at public colleges, under two bills scheduled for committee hearings on Thursday. “The ‘earn-while-you-learn’ approach, with both classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training, makes apprenticeships accessible to many—especially women and people of color—who can’t take time off work or afford ...

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Randall proposes legislation to pay off Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls in full

Randall proposes legislation to pay off Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls in full

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 7, 2021 Sen. Emily Randall (D-Bremerton) announced she will be sponsoring legislation to remove all tolls from the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in under two years. The bill would transfer $772 million from the state’s general fund to pay off remaining debts on the bridge. “This proposal is bold but the demand is simple: our community here on the ...

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Randall elected Majority Whip for the Senate Democratic Caucus

Randall elected Majority Whip for the Senate Democratic Caucus

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Nov. 30, 2020 Randall elected Majority Whip for the Senate Democratic Caucus This afternoon, Senator Emily Randall(D-Bremerton) was elected Majority Whip by her Democratic caucus colleagues in the Washington State Senate. The first-term lawmaker, who is entering her third session in Olympia, will assist both Democratic and Republican colleagues as a ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: House and Senate commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: House and Senate commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Feb. 25, 2020 House and Senate commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act OLYMPIA —Sen. Emily Randall (D-Bremerton) and Rep. Christine Kilduff (D-University Place) today sponsored resolutions celebrating the upcoming 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), landmark legislation that established legal civil rights for people with disabilities for the first time in ...

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Randall voted Chair of Senate Higher Education Committee

Randall voted Chair of Senate Higher Education Committee

BREMERTON – Sen. Emily Randall (D-Bremerton) has been chosen to chair the Senate Higher Education & Workforce Development Committee.

“I’m honored to have the trust of my colleagues to lead our efforts to make higher education more affordable and accessible to all Washingtonians,” said Randall. “As the first in my family to graduate from college, I know firsthand what ...

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Senate passes Randall bill to eliminate barriers to reproductive health care

Senate passes Randall bill to eliminate barriers to reproductive health care

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Senate voted 28-17 today to pass the Reproductive Health Access for All Act (RHAA).

Senate Bill 5602, sponsored by Sen. Emily Randall (D-Bremerton), prohibits health care discrimination on the basis of immigration status or gender identity. 

“Our state has a proud history of protecting and expanding reproductive freedom,” said Randall. “But ...

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