Census 2020

May 01, 2024

Washington ranked 8th most dangerous state, according to FBI crime report

Note: The following e-newsletter was sent to Sen. Padden’s subscribers May 1, 2024. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, In recent years reports show crime is worsening in Washington. The latest indication that our state’s crime problem is growing more dire is found in...
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May 07, 2020

IN THE NEWS: Lawmakers ask state to invest in Eastern Washington census efforts

On Wednesday, Sen. Mike Padden (R-Spokane Valley) and Rep. Bill Jenkin (R-Prosser) sent a letter to former Gov. Gary Locke, chairman of Washington Complete Count Committee, and the Washington State Office of Financial Management, voicing their strong concerns about the need for additional efforts to promote eastern Washington participation in...
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March 05, 2020

Brace yourself for the final stretch

Hold on to your seats… and your wallets! The legislative session is rounding the curve into the final stretch. We have exactly one week to go in the 2020 regular legislative session. Tomorrow is the final cut-off deadline for the Senate to approve bills that originated in the House of...
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September 24, 2019

Governor sued for illegal vetoes

I thank those of you who attended our coffee meetings at Cole’s Coffee this past week. These coffee meetings have been a great way for us to connect and share our thoughts on important issues for our state and our community. Another way to stay up to date on news...
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August 20, 2019

Are you ready to do your part to make sure everyone is counted?

Washington State Senator Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, encourages all Washingtonians to do their part to make sure everyone is counted in the 2020 U.S. Census. For more information visit www.census.gov.
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