Rep. Tina Orwall

Rep. Orwall’s e-newsletter for January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015

Rep. Tina Orwall

Rep. Orwall’s e-newsletter for January 30, 2015

Washington National Guard Day Today we recognized the Washington National Guard on the House Floor with a National Guard Resolution.  We also received a briefing on the National Guard.  Governor Jay Inslee also honored Guardsmen in an Awards Ceremony. It is a privilege to honor these brave men and women and recognize the invaluable services they provide to our state and nation.   Update on my bills Two of my bills this session are concerning the mental health system: HB … Continue reading

Ask Tina 1: Legal Financial Obligations & the Ag-gag bill

January 27, 2015

Rep. Tina Orwall

Ask Tina 1: Legal Financial Obligations & the Ag-gag bill

Rep. Tina Orwall responds to constituent emails on House Bill 1390, Legal Financial Obligations, and House Bill 1104, the Ag-gag bill.

The Columbian Editorial: Raise Smoking Age to 21

January 27, 2015

Rep. Tina Orwall

The Columbian Editorial: Raise Smoking Age to 21

Washington should be first state in U.S. to take further step to promote health Published: January 27, 2015, 6:01 AM One of the strongest arguments in favor of raising the legal age for tobacco purchases inadvertently comes from the tobacco industry itself. In 1986, in a confidential memo, an executive for Philip Morris wrote, “Raising the legal minimum age for cigarette purchase to 21 could gut our key young-adult market (17-20).” It’s no secret that tobacco companies target young smokers, … Continue reading

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks to replace death penalty with life in prison without parole

January 26, 2015

Washington House Democrats

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks to replace death penalty with life in prison without parole

OLYMPIA – A bipartisan group of state lawmakers introduced a bill today that would replace the death penalty in Washington state with a sentence of life in prison without parole. House Bill 1739, sponsored by Rep. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle) and co-sponsored by Reps. Maureen Walsh (R-Walla Walla), Tina Orwall (D-Des Moines) and Chad Magendanz (R-Issaquah), would also require the convicted individual to work to pay restitution to victims and their families. “We realize this is a painfully difficult and profoundly serious public … Continue reading

Rep. Orwall’s e-newsletter for January 23, 2015

January 23, 2015

Rep. Tina Orwall

Rep. Orwall’s e-newsletter for January 23, 2015

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2015 I was proud to preside on the House floor on MLK Day on Monday! Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an incredible leader of our time.  He raised the conscious of America and led a movement towards equality for all.   His memorable words, “an injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” are a source of inspiration to me. Though the days of segregation and Jim Crow are long over, the racial inequity from … Continue reading

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Rep. Tina Orwall talks about some community safety bills she’s working on this session, such as rape kits that are never tested, civil liability for revenge porn offenders, and human trafficking. She says her new position as vice chair of the Public Safety Committee is a great fit for her. Lastly, she talks about this years’ priorities: education, mental health and transportation.

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Rep. Tina Orwall talks about four of her bills that are headed to the governor for his signature, including her suicide prevention bill, her legislation for early intervention for juvenile gun offenders, and her bill to help victims of the sex trade rebuild their lives. Rep. Tina Orwall talks about her leading policy bills, including her bill to provide evidence-based treatment for juvenile gun offenders, and her bill to vacate prostitution records for victims of the sex trade. Rep. Tina Orwall talks about the work the House is doing during round-the-clock floor action. She also introduces her intern, Twila Begay. They talk about the suicide prevention bill, HB 2315, and the experience Twila has gained by working in Rep. Orwall’s office this session. Rep. Tina Orwall discusses her current legislation, which includes two education bills, one to improve running start participation, and the other one to ensure students can receive IB credit. She also talks about a bill to help victims of the sex trade reenter society, and a bill for preserving crime-related DNA so the wrongly accused can be exonerated. Rep. Tina Orwall talks about the need to mirror federal protections for veterans and service members in our state, and about the importance of the DREAM Act for Washington students. Cristina Martinez Montano, a Kent Meridian senior, talks with Rep. Tina Orwall, about the Washington DREAM Act.

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