Author Archives: sdcadmin

08 May
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E-Newsletter: Governor Inslee’s Reopening Plan

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Because of election year restrictions, this is the last e-newsletter you will receive from me until November. During that time, I will also be unable to update my website. Before those restrictions take effect, I wanted ...

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24 Mar
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Coronavirus Information

When to seek medical evaluation and advice: If you have a cough, fever, or other respiratory problems, speak with your healthcare provider before going to a medical facility. Do not go to an emergency room. If you believe you are experiencing ...

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20 Mar
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E-Newsletter: Coronavirus Resources

Dear Friends and Neighbors of the 41st Legislative District, My thoughts go out to you and your families as you work to keep yourselves and your families healthy during this coronavirus outbreak. We are all deeply saddened for the families ...

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Sen. Lisa Wellman speaking on the Washington State Senate Floor
12 Mar
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A statement from Sen. Wellman on school closures in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties

Sen. Lisa Wellman (D-Mercer Island) released the following statement today regarding Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to close public schools in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Wellman serves as chair of the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee. “Our number ...

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06 Mar
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E-Newsletter: Coronavirus Update and Information

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I wanted to send an update to our community with some resources and information about coronavirus from the Washington State Department of Health and Public Health: Seattle & King County. These resources include ways to keep yourselves and your ...

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07 Feb
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Kai Thomson serves as page in Washington State Senate

Kai Thomson, 15, served as a page in the Washington State Senate during the week of January 31. Pages are typically sponsored by the senator from their legislative district. Sen. Lisa Wellman (D-Mercer Island) sponsored Thomson’s week in the Legislature. ...

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07 Feb
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Isabella Syverson serves as page in Washington State Senate

Isabella Syverson, 16, served as a page in the Washington State Senate during the week of Jan. 24. Pages are typically sponsored by the senator from their legislative district. Sen. Lisa Wellman (D-Mercer Island) sponsored Syverson’s week in the Legislature. ...

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23 Oct
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Survey: Parents & guardians, what is your experience with school bullying/harassment policies?

This interim, the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee is working to learn more about state and federal laws regarding harassment, intimidation, bullying and discrimination — and how those laws are being implemented in Washington schools. We know that ...

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26 Sep
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Wellman: “We will not turn our backs on our friends and neighbors who have made Washington their home”

Sen. Lisa Wellman (D-Mercer Island) released the following statement in response to a press conference held today by Nathalie Asher, director of Seattle’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) field office. During her remarks, Asher specifically referenced Senate Bill 5497, the ...

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13 May
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Legislature increases funding for special education

A bill signed today by Gov. Jay Inslee increases funding for special education, paving the way for more inclusive learning environments. Senate Bill 5091 was sponsored by Sen. Lisa Wellman (D-Mercer Island), who chairs the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education ...

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