Author Archives: sgutierrez

05 Aug
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A quick summer update

Dear neighbors,  We are nearing three months since the end of the 2022 legislative session and while many are campaigning during this time, other Senators, myself included, are not yet up for re-election and are still hard at work meeting ...

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24 Jun
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Right-wing Supreme Court strips human rights from pregnant people everywhere.

Following the supreme court’s decision to upend the constitutional protections on abortion, Senator Lisa Wellman issued the following statement: “Today the right-wing majority sitting on the U.S. Supreme Court voted 6-3 to overturn the court’s 49 year old decision on ...

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01 Apr
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An end of Session recap

Dear neighbors, We have officially ended the 2022 legislative session and I am proud to report we made tremendous strides for everyday working Washingtonians. This year we adjourned on time for the fifth year in a row, a record not ...

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04 Mar
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Wrapping up another powerful week in the Senate!

Dear neighbors, We’re wrapping up another powerful week in the Senate and we’re almost done! It’s the legislative session’s last full week and I’m proud to say we made great progress. Some of my bills have already been passed through ...

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03 Mar
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Wellman supports state auditor’s review of Summit Charter Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 4, 2022  Wellman supports state auditor’s review of Summit Charter Schools    Olympia – Sen. Lisa Wellman (D-Mercer Island) today lauded a state audit that uncovered 24 teachers who were teaching without a current Washington ...

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25 Feb
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An Update! Budget, Broadband, and Implants

Friends, and Neighbors,   This week the Senate carved out a budget that puts Washingtonians first and we’re working around the clock to pass it. We know Washington State is ranked #1 with the most regressive tax code in the ...

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11 Feb
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Honoring Black leaders, honoring history.

  Honoring Black leaders, honoring history.  February is the month where we call special attention to Black leaders both here in Washington State,  and across the nation. It is my hope that while this month serves as a calibration point for all of us ...

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28 Jan
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The 2022 Legislative Session is off to a strong start.

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The 2022 Legislative Session is off to a strong start, and we’ve already seen some landmark legislation hit the floor. I’m proud of the progress we made in 2021 and I am eager to continue expanding ...

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