His name is Jimmy Hung and he’s seeking an appointment to the King County Superior Court bench.
OLYMPIA — For the first time in its history, the Washington State House has adopted a resolution in recognition of the Lunar New Year.
By StaffNORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY SEATTLE — Members of the Vietnamese community protested what they say are efforts by the Trump administration to deport certain Vietnamese immigrants. Community members and elected leaders gathered in Seattle Chinatown-International District on Jan. 11th to rally against the Trump administration’s efforts to renege on a 2008 Repatriation Agreement that supports […]
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Legislature welcomed one of its most diverse cohorts of elected officials in state history on Jan. 14. The most recent class includes a female majority in the House Democratic Caucus with women of color serving in both the House and Senate leadership ranks. Washington currently ranks fourth in the nation […]
Washington’s 2019 Legislative Session kicked off on Jan. 14 in Olympia, with the House and Senate both convening, conducting opening ceremonies, and swearing in new members. Among the Asian American and Pacific Islander elected officials, the House welcomed My-Linh Thai who came to the United States from Vietnam at age 15. She is the first […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY After weeks of debate, the Seattle City Council approved a new labor contract for Seattle Police Department (SPD) officers on Nov. 13. Hundreds of people, including dozens from the International District (ID) community, packed City Hall. The public comments period was extended to allow more people to have their […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Joe Fain conceded the race for the 47th District State Senate to challenger Mona Das on Nov. 9. As of the afternoon of Nov. 13, Das’ lead over the two-term incumbent had grown to 667 votes. “I want to congratulate Senator-elect Das on her new opportunity to serve South King […]
Congress District 7 Pramila Jayapal 84% State House District 32 Cindy Ryu 80% State House District 33 Mia Su-Ling Gregerson 67% State Senate District 34 Joe Nguyen 58% State Senate District 37 Rebecca Saldana 88% State House District 37 – Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos (unchallenged) State House District 37 – Position 2 Eric Pettigrew […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY SEATTLE — A record-breaking 2018 midterm election in Washington mostly ended the night of Nov. 6 with some major races called. Here are some of the highlights. Joe Nguyen won the 34th District State Senate race – 58 percent to Shannon Braddock’s 41 percent. Nguyen will become the state’s first […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Congressman Adam Smith, born 1965, grew up in SeaTac when it was predominantly white and back when houses cost $15,000 each. Smith is a Democrat representing the 9th congressional district since 1997. His father was a ramp serviceman for United Airlines and died when Smith was 19. His mother […]