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Some of my summer events

I hope you are having a nice beginning to your summer. I’ve been keeping quite busy in meetings and events within our district and around the state. I’m sending you this e-newsletter today because I wanted to give you a sense of what kinds of activities I’ve been engaged in since the legislative sessions ended earlier this year.

Though the Washington State Legislature is technically a part-time deliberative body, the activities in which state senators and representatives participate occur year-round. As you’ll see below, I’ve been very active and will continue to be so throughout the summer and fall. Continue reading

We need to support the National Guard and Reserve

Earlier this year, members of the Washington State Senate adopted Senate Resolution 8674, honoring the Washington National Guard. Today, I’m asking for further support of Washington National Guard and Reserve members, their employers and the Department of Defense agency, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is reaching out to Washington communities this month to promote the hiring of National Guard members and Reservists and to raise awareness of the resources and services that support them and their employers. I’m proud to join ESGR in recognizing the remarkable service of our Guard and Reserve members and I encourage our area employers to hiring and support these hometown heroes. Continue reading