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Fain hosts South King County leaders at the Capitol
Fain hosts South King County leaders at the Capitol
In one of his longest running Senate traditions, Sen. Joe Fain hosted the Leadership Institute of South Puget Sound at the state Capitol for the eighth consecutive year. The group heard from a variety of state leaders and got a behind the scenes look at the legislative process. “It’s incredibly...
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Senate approves expensive bill circumventing Supreme Court decision on workers’ rights Senate approves expensive bill circumventing Supreme Court decision on workers’ rights
Legislation passed today by the Washington State Senate creates a new private entity outside of state government to pay individual provider home care workers. But it comes at a significant cost to taxpayers, workers and transparency, said Sen. Joe Fain, who voted against the bill. After taking up the bill...
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Senate approves Fain-sponsored protections for servicemembers
Senate approves Fain-sponsored protections for servicemembers
The men and women of the military, National Guard or reserves, can be called away at a moment’s notice, but with long-term contracts for everything from internet to a gym membership, it’s not without costs. New legislation allowing servicemembers to cancel or suspend a service contract because of deployment or...
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Senate honors Tahoma High’s ‘We the People’ team
Senate honors Tahoma High’s ‘We the People’ team
The Washington State Senate today honored Tahoma High School’s “We the People” team with a resolution sponsored by Sen. Mark Mullet and Sen. Joe Fain in recognition of the school’s 22nd state championship. “Year after year I am amazed by the dedication and passion of these Tahoma students and teachers,”...
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