Category Archives: News Release

14 May
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Public-Private partnership charts the path forward to preserve and repurpose a south Puget Sound icon, the former Weyerhaeuser headquarters building

OLYMPIA, Wash., May 13, 2022 — Effective immediately, as part of Governor Jay Inslee signing the 2022-23 Supplemental Capital Budget passed unanimously by the Legislature, the State will start evaluating potential options for purchasing or leasing the former Weyerhaeuser headquarters ...

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15 Feb
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Senate Approves Funding for Move Ahead Washington

OLYMPIA – The Senate just passed SB 5974— Move Ahead Washington, which would allocate $16.8 billion over 16 years to prioritize the transportation sector of our state with unprecedented investments and reduce our carbon footprint. “A huge investment I am ...

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07 Feb
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Wilson bills deliver on child safety, education, community care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 7, 2022  Wilson bills deliver on child safety, education, community care  Olympia – A package of bills sponsored by State Sen. Claire Wilson (D-Auburn) would strengthen child safety, recognize academic achievement, and improve public access to school resources.   SB 5498 would recognize the academic achievements of a student who has completed necessary classwork but died prior to ...

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18 Jan
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Wilson, Johnson, Taylor to hold virtual Town Hall Jan. 20

Please join your lawmakers from the 30th Legislative District for a virtual town hall at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20. This is their chance to hear from you and update you on their priorities this legislative session. The 30th ...

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16 Dec
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Wilson to chair Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation Committee

  OLYMPIA – Sen. Claire Wilson (D-Auburn) has been chosen to chair the Senate Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation Committee in the 2022 legislative session. “I’m honored to assume this new position,” said Wilson. “I will draw on my long ...

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02 Dec
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Wilson receives multiple awards in 2021 for education work

In 2021, Sen. Claire Wilson (D-Auburn) was recognized with numerous awards her work on policies in early learning and childcare, as well as comprehensive sexual health education. Below is a brief description of each award.

Golden Crayon Award from the Early ...

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06 Jul
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Legislature’s 2021 budgets bring big investments to 30th district

  The budgets approved by the Legislature this year brought significant investments to the 30th Legislative District, which includes Federal Way, Algona, Pacific, Milton, Des Moines and Auburn. “I’m proud to have supported and advocated for investments that will make ...

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01 Jul
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New state childcare provisions in Fair Start for Kids Act to take effect

  Several provisions of the Fair Start for Kids Act, the system overhaul the Legislature passed this year in response to the state’s childcare crisis, take effect today. “In Washington, over half a million children do not have access to ...

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01 Jun
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MEDIA ADVISORY: 30th Legislative District Virtual Town Hall on June 3

VER ABAJO PARA LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL Lawmakers from the 30th Legislative District will hold a live virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, June 3 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. They will report back on achievements made during the 2021 ...

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13 May
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Governor signs Wilson bill to help kinship caregivers and childcare providers

OLYMPIA Legislation signed into law today by Gov. Jay Inslee will help kids in foster care stay with family members and in their communities where possible. Senate Bill 5151, sponsored by Sen. Claire Wilson (D-Auburn), also waives licensing ...

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