Category Archives: E-News

A city intersection showing a red traffic light and several vehicles. The road is covered in light snow with tire tracks through it.
11 Feb
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Resources from WSDOT about getting around in the snow

  As snow and winter driving conditions are impacting most areas of Washington today and will likely to continue through the weekend, I want to share some information and resources that are available from WSDOT. Know before you go: Download ...

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Three people march as part of a crowd. The center person is holding up a sign that says "enough."
04 Feb
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Police Accountability and Reform

  Dear neighbors, Many of us were shocked and devastated by recent video depicting a Tacoma police officer driving his SUV through a crowd of people. I want you to know that your legislators are working hard to change our ...

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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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