Category Archives: Sharon Tomiko Santos
Please join me, Representative Pettigrew, and Senator Kline at a joint town hall for a chance to share your thoughts on the 2014 legislative session so far. We will provide a recap of the things we have been working on and what we expect to see in the last few weeks of the legislative session. Most importantly, we want to hear from you on the issues you’re concerned about most. Saturday, February 22nd 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Pacific Tower, … Continue reading
The House honored an inspirational leader on Tuesday with the passage of House Bill 2776, a bill that will rededicate an education program he was instrumental in creating as the Kip Tokuda Memorial Washington Civil Liberties Public Education Program. Kip Tokuda represented the 37th Legislative District in Seattle from 1994-2002 and was a civic and political leader among the Asian American community until his unexpected death on July 13, 2013. Tokuda was born in 1946, shortly after his American-born parents … Continue reading
The Washington State House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday, HB 1674, that gives authority to the Office of Minority and Women’s Business (OMWBE) to investigate fraud and catch companies that exploit a system meant to protect women and minorities. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos of Seattle, aims to end abuse of state and federal programs that are designed to level the playing field for disadvantaged small businesses. “This is a very real situation in Washington,” … Continue reading
Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos speaking in favor of HB 1817, The DREAM Act.
You’re invited to join Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos with her colleagues, Rep. Eric Pettigrew and Sen. Adam Kline, for the next 37th Legislative District town hall. Date: Saturday, March 23 Time: 10 a.m. – noon Location: Garfield Community Center (Multi-Purpose Room) 2323 East Cherry Seattle, WA 98122 Please call Rep. Santos’ office for more information at 360-786-7944.