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Legislator priorities in the 40th and 42nd Districts: mental health, housing and more

January 5, 2024
Editorial Staff

The legislative session begins its short 60-day session Jan. 8.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Fact-checking the candidates

July 15, 2022
Mike Sato and Salish Current Staff

A 42nd District forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Bellingham-Whatcom County offered an opportunity for fact-checking candidate statements.

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Age scrutiny aside, state’s youngest senator looks after business in the 42nd

March 12, 2022
Clifford Heberden

It was an abrupt and unplanned career start for Simon Sefzik when he was selected in January to fill the vacant state Senate position for the 42nd District. Now, at the end of the legislative session, he looks back at what made it work, and what’s next.

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For the people: what local legislators plan for the 2022 session

January 7, 2022
40th and 42nd District Legislators

Dealing with climate change, providing economic relief post-COVID-19 and ensuring sustainability for the Washington State Ferries system made the priority lists of elected officials returning to take care of the people’s business when the 2022 session opens Jan. 10.

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Doing the work of the people: Nooksack adjudication, Billy Frank, Jr., statue and a wrap-up of 40th and 42nd legislator success

April 30, 2021
Editorial Staff

How did bills introduced by 40th and 42nd District legislators fare in the session ending on April 25? See an update on the full list: planning for zero-emissions transportation, standardizing definitions around homelessness to help improve services, and more.

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