News Releases

  • Governor Signs Heal One Washington Bills | March 20, 2024

    OLYMPIA—The State Legislature in Washington has reached a significant milestone by fostering collaboration between state and tribal governments to combat the fentanyl crisis. Led by Rep. Debra Lekanoff, in partnership with… READ MORE

  • House Passes Bill to Protect Endangered Orcas | April 12, 2023

    OLYMPIA—The House of Representatives passed legislation on April 11, 2023, to safeguard the endangered orcas in the Salish Sea. Senate Bill 5371, sponsored by Senator Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes) and supported… READ MORE

  • House passes Lekanoff tribal k-12 curriculum bill | March 8, 2023

    OLYMPIA—Tribal history, sovereignty, culture, language, and government are essential to Washington’s past, present, and future—and unfortunately lack presence in k-12 education. Representative Debra Lekanoff (D-Bow) sponsored House Bill 1332 to… READ MORE