Category Archives: E-News

Outdoor view of the Washington State Capitol building.
15 Jan
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The 2021 legislative session has begun!

Dear neighbors, This week the 2021 legislative session started off under very unusual circumstances. Unfortunately, COVID-19 continues to pose a very real threat to public health, so an entirely in-person session is not an option this year.  We worked hard ...

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01 Dec
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Saldaña to join Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation Committee

OLYMPIA – Starting with the 2021 legislative session, Sen. Rebecca Saldaña (D-Seattle) will join the Senate Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation Committee*. “I look forward to working with my colleagues on this committee to address problems that have been laid ...

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Sen. Rebecca Saldaña speaks with a a group of people standing outside the State Capitol building, and a large crowd is gathered behind them on the building's steps.
30 Sep
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E-Newsletter: Help Me Prioritize Our Legislative Agenda

Dear neighbors, In the midst of so many challenges our community faces, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe.  We are all doing our best to help our children manage virtual learning in addition ...

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Broccoli, 2 carrots, a red onion, two red peppers, and a potato.
10 Jul
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Summer Food and Meal Resources in Our Community

Dear neighbors, Over the last several weeks, my office has received requests to help spread the word about the distribution of free food in our community for the many that are struggling to make ends meet due to the economic ...

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Child with mouth wide open and eyes closed wearing US flag-themed glasses with one big red star on one side, and one big blue star on the other side.
02 Jul
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E-newsletter: Holiday Celebrations and Child Care Grants

Dear neighbors, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe as we continue to battle the public health crises of COVID-19, racism, and police brutality. It’s important we’re there to support each other, even as ...

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Diverse crowd protesting on the street. Protest signs say, "time for change" and "silence is violence."
17 Jun
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E-newsletter: Addressing Police Brutality and Pandemic Recovery

Dear neighbors, Even in the midst of so much chaos, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe. Thank you to so many of you who have been writing to me about your pain, your ...

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Diverse crowd protesting on the street. Protest signs say, "time for change" and "silence is violence."
17 Jun
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Boletín: Abordando la brutalidad policial y la recuperación de la pandemia

Estimados vecinos: Aun en medio de tanto caos, espero que este mensaje los encuentre a usted y a sus seres queridos sanos y seguros. Gracias a los ustedes que me han escrito sobre su dolor, sus esperanzas y sus ideas ...

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Graphic: My mask protects you, your mask protects me.
15 May
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Health and Wellness Update

Dear neighbors, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe. As the state starts to consider the transition to reopening, please remember that in order to avoid another spike in infection rates, we have to ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources for immigrants/recursos para inmigrantes
20 Apr
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources for Immigrants / Recursos para Inmigrantes

We know immigrant communities have been hit especially hard by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.  Click here for a comprehensive bilingual English/Spanish list of resources to help our state’s immigrant population through the unique challenges ...

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17 Apr
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Don’t qualify for regular state cash assistance? Disaster Cash Assistance Program could help.

Not eligible for most state cash assistance programs?  You may qualify for the Disaster Cash Assistance Program. Please see the information below for an update from the Washington State Department of Social & Health Services about this program.

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