Category Archives: News Release

13 May
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Stanford bill to help people keep their homes signed into law

Many Washingtonians hit by financial catastrophe will have a greater chance to stay in their own homes under a bill signed into law yesterday. “People should not lose their homes because of a crisis like the pandemic,” said Sen. Derek ...

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05 Apr
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Legislature passes Stanford bill to extend unemployment during pandemic

OLYMPIA – Washingtonians will have greater access to extended unemployment benefits during times of high unemployment, under a bill that passed the House today and is headed to the governor’s desk. “This bill helps the workers who are suffering most ...

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08 Mar
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Senate passes Stanford bill to extend unemployment during pandemic

OLYMPIA – Washingtonians would have greater access to extended unemployment benefits during times of high unemployment, under a bill passed by a strong bipartisan majority of the Senate today.  “This bill strengthens the safety net for people who are laid off during the pandemic,” said Sen. Derek Stanford (D-Bothell), the bill’s sponsor. “It removes ...

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05 Mar
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PARA SU PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA: Reunión pública en línea del distrito legislativo 1

Únase a sus legisladores del 1er distrito legislativo para una reunión pública virtual. Esta es nuestra oportunidad de informarle sobre asuntos importantes ante la legislatura y escuchar sus ideas, comentarios y preguntas para que podamos representarle mejor en Olimpia. Este ...

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04 Mar
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MEDIA ADVISORY: 1st Legislative District virtual town hall

Please join your lawmakers from the 1st Legislative District for a virtual town hall meeting. This is our chance to report on major issues before the Legislature and hear your ideas, comments and questions so that we can best represent ...

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02 Mar
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Senate passes Stanford bill to help keep people from losing their homes

OLYMPIA – Many people hit by financial catastrophe would have a greater chance to stay in their own homes, under a bill passed by the Senate today. “When a crisis like the pandemic hits, many people, including many small business ...

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23 Feb
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Stanford bill to engage tribes in emergency management passes Senate

OLYMPIA – Native American tribes would gain a say in Washington state’s emergency management preparations under legislation passed unanimously today by the Senate. “Emergencies do not recognize borders,” said Sen. Derek Stanford (D-Bothell), the bill’s sponsor. “It’s crucial that federally ...

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14 Jan
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Stanford: Clean fuels could reduce carbon emissions, health problems

BOTHELL – This year, Washington state could join the rest of the west coast in a significant step toward reducing carbon pollution as well as health risks from fuel emissions, if a bill sponsored by Sen. Derek Stanford (D-Bothell) passes. ...

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02 Apr
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Governor signs bill to build pathways for international medical grads

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law today legislation to reduce barriers for international medical graduates who want to continue their professional careers in Washington state. Sen. Derek Stanford (D-Bothell) sponsored Senate Bill 6551, which addresses professional barriers for ...

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19 Mar
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Governor approves stricter safety regulations for asbestos

OLYMPIA – Today the governor signed legislation into law that tightens the regulation of asbestos in building materials and existing industrial facilities. Senate Bill 6473, sponsored by Sen. Derek Stanford (D-Bothell), restricts the use of asbestos-containing building materials and requires ...

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