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South Lake High School Student Serves As A Page In State Senate

February 4, 2015News Clip

OLYMPIA – During the week of Jan. 26, Miguel Perez of Seattle served as a page in the Washington State Senate. Sen. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle, sponsored Perez’s weeklong experience in the Legislature.

“It was my pleasure to sponsor Miguel,” said Jayapal. “He was engaged and helpful and I hope he enjoyed his week with us in the Senate.

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The Workers' Rights Movement Marches On to Tacoma, Olympia, and Beyond

February 3, 2015News Clip

A packed City Council meeting in Tacoma last week was the latest proof that the fight for workers’ rights has begun to take a firm foothold beyond SeaTac and Seattle.

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Jayapal and Yu to be inaugurated

January 12, 2015News Clip

Pramila Jayapal will be sworn in as the next Washington State Senator representing the 37th Legislative District January 12. She will be Ranking Member on the newly established Government Accountability and Reform committee, as well as serving on the Transportation and Healthcare committees.  

Mary I. Yu will also be also be sworn in the Washington Supreme Court ceremony for the administration of oath of office as a Justice.
Both will be sworn in at the Temple of Justice Courtroom, Olympia. 


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November 26, 2014News Clip

To the parents of Michael Brown, we send love, strength, solidarity, and a cushion for your heartbreak. I am the mother of a 17-year old boy. I cannot imagine the pain of Mr. and Mrs. Brown and I am so grateful for the leadership they have shown in spite of the pain and outrage they are feeling in this moment.

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State Senator-Elect and National Immigration Reform Leader Pramila Jayapal Praises President Obama’s Leadership on Protecting Millions of Immigrant Families

November 20, 2014Press Release

SEATTLE— State Senator-Elect Pramila Jayapal, a national leader in immigration reform efforts and founder former Executive Director of the immigrant rights nonprofit OneAmerica, today praised President Obama’s expected Executive Order providing work authorization and legal status to millions of foreign-born immigrants.

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