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Franklin Pierce School District Superintendent Frank Hewins presents Sen. Bruce Dammeier with the Community Leadership Award.
Franklin Pierce schools honor Dammeier’s community leadership Sen. Bruce Dammeier was honored on Friday by the Franklin Pierce School District with its Community Leadership Award through the Washington Association of School Administrators. Dammeier, who serves as vice-chair of the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee, was recognized for focusing on and advocating for K-12 education as... Read More...
Governor's prayer breakfast
Dammeier guides annual prayer breakfast More than 500 community leaders and elected officials joined together Friday morning for the 73rd annual Governor’s Prayer Breakfast in Olympia. Sen. Bruce Dammeier served as the master of ceremonies along with Rep. Drew Hansen of Bainbridge Island. “While it’s easy to get caught up in the hectic legislative session,... Read More...
Sen. Dammeier speaking on the Senate floor.
Dammeier supports Senate’s bipartisan budget plan Sen. Bruce Dammeier extended his support to the Senate’s supplemental operating budget proposal, which was approved today by the Washington State Senate. The plan updates the Legislature’s two-year budget that went into effect in 2013. Today’s successful legislation does not raise taxes and prioritizes science, technology, engineering and math skills... Read More...
Town Hall Meeting
25th District town-hall meetings on Feb. 22 Senator Bruce Dammeier will be hosting two 25th District town-hall meetings next week. The sessions will include a brief update on the 2014 legislative session currently underway with the majority of the time dedicated to hearing from constituents and answering questions. What: Town-hall meetings with 25th District State Senator Bruce... Read More...
Join me Wednesday for a telephone town-hall meeting Sen. Bruce Dammeier, R-Puyallup, will host a telephone town-hall meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 and he encourages all 25th District residents to participate. The hour-long community conversation is much like an interactive radio program, during which listeners are encouraged to ask questions or just listen to the conversation... Read More...
Dammeier bill would invest in high-skills education, workforce While Washington features one of the strongest job markets for science, technology, engineering and math skills, its students rank near the bottom for overall preparedness to fill those positions. Sen. Bruce Dammeier has proposed a measure aimed at turning that around by helping high schools pay for 21st-century instructional facilities.... Read More...
E-News Legislative Update Dear Friends and Neighbors, It is hard to believe it is already November! At the end of the month legislators will return to Olympia for a 2-day legislative assembly. All of the Senate committees will meet to recap the work that was done during the interim, and it also helps... Read More...
Dammeier reflects on Tacoma transportation feedback forum Over 325 people filled Lyceum Hall at The Evergreen State College Tacoma campus to take part in a transportation feedback forum hosted by the state Senate and Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Sen. Bruce Dammeier was among the 17 legislators present at Wednesday night’s meeting and heard testimony from 74 local... Read More...
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