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Please stay in touch during interim!

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 on official legislative communications began on May 16, meaning that until right around Thanksgiving, I won’t be able to reach out ...

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

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 investments in projects like safe routes to schools, carbon reduction and better safety for bicyclists and pedestrians. All of us ...

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

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 resources to local governments, and increase grants to social equity licensees. “Our nation’s war on drugs disproportionally impacted Black, Brown, and ...

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

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 Read More

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

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 level electricians. “With our state’s growing needs around housing, transportation projects, decarbonization, and more, we need electricians to do that work,” ...

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

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 new social equity loan and grant program. “Our nation’s war on drugs disproportionally impacted Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities,” said Saldaña. ...

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Senate passes Saldaña bill to strengthen the Washington Voting Rights Act

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. “With the Supreme Court gutting the federal Voting Rights Act and Congress failing to take action to protect voting rights, now more ...

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

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 addresses an unprecedented number of changes compared to prior redistricting resolutions, changes that should have been addressed by the commission before the ...

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The 2022 legislative session is approaching!

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. 10. On even-numbered years, the session lasts just 60 days, which gives us little time to get legislation through the ...

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

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 the 2021 legislative session, and will answer constituent questions, which can be submitted live in the video comments or ahead ...

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