Category Archives: News Release

05 May
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Salomon: Washington law protects and preserves right to choose

Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline) released this statement after a draft opinion leaked this week indicates that the U.S. Supreme Court plans to reverse 50 years of settled law and overturn abortion rights by repealing Roe v. Wade. “This is a ...

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05 May
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Salomon: Washington law protects and preserves right to choose

Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline) released this statement after a draft opinion leaked this week indicates that the U.S. Supreme Court plans to reverse 50 years of settled law and overturn abortion rights by repealing Roe v. Wade. “This is a ...

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04 Mar
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Salomon bill to prevent urban sprawl awaits governor’s signature

In a blow against urban sprawl, the Legislature has passed a bill to lessen the impacts of development on natural resources, ecosystems and habitats. Having earlier passed the Senate, Senate Bill 5042 was passed late Thursday by the House and ...

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01 Mar
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Salomon: Ukraine invasion ‘calls for a massive response on many levels’

Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline) released this statement in support of Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to suspend the state’s business activity with Russia and his call for businesses to pull their private-sector interests from Russia as well. “I commend Gov. Inslee’s ...

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16 Feb
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Salomon bill would provide permanent solution to Blake ruling

Legislation introduced by Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline) would establish a civil, non-criminal process for intervening and providing treatment for people found to possess illegal drugs while creating a higher level of accountability for behaviors like using drugs in public. Senate ...

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12 Feb
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Senate passes Salomon bill to better protect shoreline habitat

Critical fish habitat would receive increased oversight and protection through legislation passed today by the Senate. SB 5885, sponsored by Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline), builds on his 2021 legislation to require friendly shoreline development by directing the state to identify ...

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08 Feb
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Salomon bill would increase inspections of fire sprinkler systems

Public safety would be heightened by the creation of an account to increase resources for residential and commercial fire inspections, under legislation passed today by the Senate. Senate Bill 5880, sponsored by Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline), would fund the account ...

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02 Feb
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Salomon: Psychedelic mushrooms can alleviate depression, PTSD

It would be legal in Washington state to use psychoactive mushrooms to treat depression, PTSD and other conditions, under legislation heard today by the Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee. “The use of mushrooms as part of therapies to ...

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31 Jan
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Salomon bill would close loophole allowing urban sprawl

Permits issued to develop farmland could be withdrawn if a planned project would violate the state Growth Management Act (GMA), under legislation passed last week by the Senate. Senate Bill 5042, sponsored by Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline), would protect communities ...

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28 Jan
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Salomon bill would increase protections for shoreline habitat

Critical fish habitat would receive increased oversight and protection through legislation heard Thursday by the Senate Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks Committee. SB 5885, sponsored by Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline), builds on his 2021 legislation to require friendly shoreline ...

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