Category Archives: News Release

15 May
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Please stay in touch during interim!

I’m so honored and fortunate to work for you each and every day in the Senate. Although the work will continue, the way I’m able to communicate with you for the next several months will be changing. Election year restrictions ...

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26 Apr
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Here’s a great way to improve Washington’s bridges, reduce emissions and create safer routes to school

I wanted to share a wonderful opportunity for our community and for communities throughout Washington. Because of our recent investments in the Move Ahead Washington transportation plan, several grant programs have additional funding that will allow us to make more ...

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04 Mar
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Saldaña bill to increase transparency, equity in cannabis revenue appropriations passes House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Mar. 4, 2022 OLYMPIA – Today, the State House of Representatives passed SB 5796, a bill sponsored by Sen. Rebecca Saldaña (D-Seattle) that would increase transparency around how current cannabis revenues are being spent, provide additional ...

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04 Mar
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Saldaña statement on Senate passage of ‘Expanding Fairness’ bill for rideshare drivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Mar. 4, 2022 OLYMPIA — Sen. Rebecca Saldaña (D-Seattle) issues statement on the passage of House Bill 2076 , sponsored by Rep. Liz Berry (D-Seattle), by the Senate today: “I’m proud to support my friend and colleague ...

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15 Feb
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Senate passes Saldaña bill to improve training and certification for journey level electricians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Feb. 15, 2022 OLYMPIA – In a bipartisan vote today the Senate passed SB 5599, a bill sponsored by Sen. Rebecca Saldaña (D-Seattle) that clarifies state law around certification requirements for workers seeking to become journey ...

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14 Feb
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Saldaña bill to increase transparency and equity in cannabis revenue appropriations passes Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Feb. 14, 2022 OLYMPIA – On Monday, the Senate passed SB 5796, a bill sponsored by Sen. Rebecca Saldaña (D-Seattle) that would provide more transparency around how current cannabis revenues are being spent and create a ...

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10 Feb
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Senate passes Saldaña bill to strengthen the Washington Voting Rights Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Feb. 10, 2022 OLYMPIA – Today the Senate passed SB 5597, a bill sponsored by Sen. Rebecca Saldaña (D-Seattle) to expand access to fair and effective representation for historically marginalized and underrepresented communities in Washington state. ...

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08 Feb
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Saldaña votes no on redistricting resolution, cites concerns over Voting Rights Act district in Yakima Valley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Feb. 8, 2022 OLYMPIA – Sen. Rebecca Saldaña, (D-Seattle), today spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to HCR 4407, the resolution amending the Washington State Redistricting Commission’s 2021 legislative and congressional district maps. “The resolution ...

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30 Nov
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The 2022 legislative session is approaching!

Dec. 1, 2021

Dear neighbors, These last months of the year leading up to our 2022 legislative session have been full of long hours and heavy lifting as we prepare to introduce legislation. This year the session will begin on Jan. ...

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28 May
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MEDIA ADVISORY: 37th Legislative District Virtual Town Hall on June 1

May 28, 2021

VER ABAJO PARA LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL

Lawmakers from the 37th Legislative District will hold a live virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday, June 1 at from 6:00-7:00 pm. They will report back on achievements made during ...

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