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Taking the classroom to the Capitol with technology
Taking the classroom to the Capitol with technology
Dragging a class of high school students 42 miles from their South King County classroom to the state Capitol is rarely an option during the busy school year. But this week an Auburn High School journalism class did manage to speak directly with Sen. Joe Fain, their state senator, about...
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Paid family leave on KUOW
Paid family leave on KUOW
Lawmakers from both political parties are continuing work to provide paid family leave benefits to working families in a way that is financially sustainable for employers. I gave KUOW’s Bill Radke an update on our progress and goals, which you can listen to below. KUOW: One Washington state senator’s fight...
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Celebrating Nowruz
Celebrating Nowruz
The Senate approved a resolution I sponsored celebrating Nowruz, the Persian New Year, which is celebrated by nearly 1 million Iranian-Americans including tens of thousands here in our state. Thank you to the guests who joined us to celebrate in the Senate gallery and to our lieutenant governor for his...
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Seahawk Ricardo Lockette in Olympia on Spinal Health
Seahawk Ricardo Lockette in Olympia on Spinal Health
Former Seahawk receiver Ricardo Lockette was in Olympia today to advocate for improved spinal cord research. Ricardo, who suffered his own major injury, visited with lawmakers and testified in the House Health Care Committee to advocate for additional research and treatment for head, neck and spine injuries.
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