By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The coming election marks a great year in Washington for API candidates, who are
Bob Hasegawa hosts kickoff party for his Washington State Senate campaign
Bob Hasegawa hosted a kickoff celebration for his campaign for the Washington State Senate with 250 supporters at the Tukwila Community Center. Hasegawa announced his candidacy for the state senate in Washington’s 11th District in March, running for the empty seat left by retiring Senator Margarita Prentice.
Senate proposal affects Washington’s low-income families
On Feb. 28, Washington State Senate released its proposed supplemental budget, which aims to protect, maintain, and even restore some lost funding to essential services for low-income children, families, immigrants, seniors, and people with disabilities.
Kauffman’s priorities affect APIs in diverse district
Education is the key to success in life. This is a commonly shared belief among many in the Asian American and the American Indian communities.
April 5: Senate hopeful Sean Salazar meets Asian leaders
Sean Salazar, who plans to run for Sen. Patty Murray’s seat in the Washington State Senate in 2010, hosted an Asian community luncheon for approximately 50 people at the House of Hong in the International District.
Liu drops out of state senate race
About a month after announcing his intention to run for the ethnically diverse 37th district seat in the Washington State Senate, Eric Liu has made the tough decision of stepping down. Liu is an acclaimed author, former speech writer and politic adviser, and a civic activist.
Liu to run for state senate?
It’s no secret that Eric Liu was former President Bill Clinton’s speech writer and political adviser, but word on the street is that he might run for the 37th district seat in the Washington State Senate.