President of the Senate News

Lt. Governor Welcomes Washington’s Poet Laureate in Honor of National Poetry Month

On Thursday, in honor of National Poetry Month, the Lt. Gov. Habib welcomed Dr. Tod Marshall, the state’s poet laureate, to ...
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The Washington State Senate adopts SR 8649, celebrating Navy Appreciation Day on April 6th, 2017

Senate Passes Navy Appreciation Day Resolution

On the morning of a scheduled performance by the U.S. Navy band beneath the Capitol’s rotunda, the Washington State Senate ...
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Former PLU President Eugene Wiegman Conducts the Senate’s Opening Prayer

On Tuesday, the Washington State Senate was honored to welcome the Rev. Dr. Eugene Wiegman, who is both the former ...
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Lt. Gov. Habib Signs Levy Cliff Bill

On Friday, Lt. Gov. Habib signed the second bill to pass both houses of the Legislature this session, ESB 5023, which ...
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On International Women’s Day, Washington State Senate Honors Women

Members of both political parties spoke in support of women in the U.S. and around the world Wednesday, commemorating International ...
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Sikh Priest Conducts Opening Senate Prayer

Sikh Priest Gurmeet Singh conducted the Senate's opening prayer Tuesday morning, in a sign of solidarity with the Sikh community, after ...
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Senate Traditions: Floor Speeches & District Gifts

They’ve brought in beer, growlers, baked goods, and more. For years, Washington state senators have committed to the time-honored tradition ...
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Senate Unanimously Sponsors Children’s Resolution on Children’s Day

It was a fitting vote: the Washington State Senate voted to unanimously sponsor and approve a resolution in support of ...
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