Newsletters

July 02, 2024

Wishing you a happy, safe Fourth of July!

Note: The following e-newsletter was sent to Sen. Padden’s subscribers July 2, 2024. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, This Thursday, people throughout the U.S. will celebrate Independence Day – America’s birthday. It was on July 4, 1776, when the 13 American colonies formally...
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June 18, 2024

Sen. Padden’s office and Spokane Conservation District hosting pollinator-habitat workshop June 25 

Note: The following e-newsletter was sent to Sen. Padden’s subscribers June 18, 2024. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, Area landscapers, home builders and others who plant shrubs are invited to attend a free pollinator-habitat workshop on Tuesday, June 25, that the Spokane Conservation...
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May 17, 2024

Washington reaches highest number of traffic fatalities in 33 years

Note: The following e-newsletter was sent to Sen. Padden’s subscribers May 17, 2024. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, Our state is experiencing an increase in fatal and serious-injury crashes on our roads and highways that is shocking and heartbreaking. We’re failing to protect...
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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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April 16, 2024

Retiring after serving 12 years in the Senate

Dear friends and neighbors, It has been a real honor and privilege to serve the citizens of the 4th District in the state Senate since 2011. After much thought and discussion with my wife, Laura, the time has come for me to retire from the Washington State Senate.   I have appreciated...
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April 01, 2024

REMINDER: 4th District town hall meeting tomorrow night (April 2)

Note: The following e-newsletter was sent to Sen. Padden’s subscribers April 1, 2024. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, Here is a reminder that you are invited to attend a town hall meeting I am hosting tomorrow night (April 2) to discuss the recently...
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March 27, 2024

4th District town hall meeting to take place April 2

Note: The following e-newsletter was sent to Sen. Padden’s subscribers March 27, 2024. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, You are invited to attend a town hall meeting on Tuesday, April 2 to discuss the recently ended 2024 legislative session. The meeting will be...
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March 07, 2024

Legislature approves initiative restoring police pursuits, plus 2 other initiatives

Note: The following e-newsletter was sent to Sen. Padden’s subscribers March 7, 2024. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, This year’s 60-day legislative session is on track to end later today. During the past two days, the Legislature approved final versions of the state...
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February 29, 2024

Nearly 97% of those testifying on I-2113 support it

Note: The following e-newsletter was sent to Sen. Padden’s subscribers February 29, 2024. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, After constant pressure from citizens across the state, three of the six initiatives sent to the Legislature this session finally received public hearings before joint...
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