Category Archives: E-News

19 Feb
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Join us for a virtual town hall!

Dear neighbors: Do you have questions about the current legislative session? You’re invited to join your 1st District lawmakers for virtual town hall online at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22. Rep. Shelley Kloba, Rep. Davina Duerr, and I will ...

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12 Feb
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Halftime update on legislative session

Dear neighbors: As we pass the halfway point in the legislative session, the Senate continues to pass bills that help make Washingtonians’ lives better. Legislation I’ve sponsored to improve consumer protections, increase funding for paraeducators in schools, and expand the ...

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26 Jan
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The legislative session is heating up

Dear neighbors: The first few weeks of session have been eventful. As we approach the first major deadline, when legislation has to move out of policy committees, I wanted to share the progress of several bills I’m prime sponsoring. Many ...

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11 Dec
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Calling for Senate page applications!

Dear neighbors, Do you know a young person who wants to learn more about what goes on in their state government? The Washington State Senate has one of the best page programs in the country, and applications for 2024 are ...

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10 May
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Building a strong economy for all, and more from the legislative session

Dear neighbors, Now that the 2023 legislative session has concluded, I would like to update you on the what the Legislature did to put people first this year. We passed significant legislation to strengthen an economy that works for all, ...

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06 Mar
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Join us for a town hall March 19

Dear neighbors, Do you have questions about what the Legislature is doing about the economy, housing, the environment, or education this year? You’re invited to join your 1st District lawmakers for an in-person town hall at 1 p.m. on Sunday, ...

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07 Feb
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Join me for a 1st Legislative District Virtual Town Hall

Dear neighbors, We’re nearly halfway through the 2022 legislative session, and my seatmates and I want to hear from you. Please join all three lawmakers from the 1st District—Rep. Shelley Kloba, Rep. Davina Duerr and me—for a town hall meeting ...

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04 Mar
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Join us for the 1st Legislative District Virtual Town Hall

Dear neighbors, If you’re getting this e-newsletter for the first time, welcome! I’m Derek Stanford, your state senator from the 1st Legislative District. I send these email updates a few times during the legislative session and periodically when we’re out ...

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09 Jan
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A new session begins

Dear neighbors, Together with the vast majority of Americans, I condemn the hateful violence and intimidation we saw this week in our nation’s capital and in our state capital. I am appalled that so many prominent Republicans, including the president, ...

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08 May
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See you after November!

Because of election year restrictions, I will be unable to update my website or send e-mail updates beginning May 11. However, my office will remain open, so if you need to contact me or my staff, please contact my office ...

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