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