Category Archives: E-News

Photo of children holding signs encouraging action on climate change
31 Aug
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Session Recap Series: The Environment and Climate Justice

August 31, 2021

Dear neighbors, In the last issue of my session recap e-newsletter series, we looked at some legislation we passed in the 2021 session in support of equity and racial justice.  Today I’d like to touch on our incredible ...

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Photo from a Black Lives Matter protest
22 Jun
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Session Recap Series: Equity & Racial Justice

June 22, 2021

 Dear neighbors, It seems like just yesterday that the legislative session ended! In honor of Juneteenth, I’d like to start off my session recap series talking about the legislation we passed this session to center Black lives and ...

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Sen. Saldaña works at her desk on the Senate floor. Most desks around her are empty except for two that are occupied by other senators. All are wearing N95 face masks.
19 Apr
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Legislative Update

April 19, 2021

Dear Neighbors, We are fast approaching the last scheduled day of the Legislative session, April 25, and your legislators are hard at work finalizing bills to send to the Governor’s office to be signed into law. There are ...

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Sen. Saldaña stands at her desk on the Senate floor. She is wearing a KN-95 face mask and holding a microphone up to her face. All the seats surrounding her are empty.
12 Mar
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Legislative Update

March 12, 2021 

Dear Neighbors, I hope this message finds you healthy and safe. Things continue to move along in the Legislature, as we put people first by prioritizing bills that address Washington’s most pressing needs this year. I’m happy to ...

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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

February 11, 2021

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.

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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

April 2, 2021

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 ...

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

January 15, 2021

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 ...

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

December 1, 2020

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 ...

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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

September 30, 2020

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 ...

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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

July 10, 2020

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 ...

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