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Finding Ways to Help on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Last week we talked about Governor Inslee’s statewide mandatory face covering order, requiring every Washingtonian to wear a facial covering when they are out in a public space,...

Looking Out For Each Other on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic is something we all must do together. By taking actions that protect ourselves and others, we will slow the spread and curb the impact of the...

Looking Forward on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Each week more and more counties across Washington State move forward with their reopening process, progressing through our “Safe Start” program. This is happening because...

Standing Together on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Yesterday morning, the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) released their “Reopening Washington Schools 2020 District Planning Guide,” a...

Making Our Voices Heard on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  This has been a difficult week for many in our community, and across the country. From coast to coast we are seeing the people come out and protest the unjust death of George...

Helping Each Other on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Each week that I write to you we move one step closer towards recovery and reopening as we make our way through Washington's “Safe Start” plan. As I mentioned last Friday,...

Thinking About Tomorrow on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Earlier this week, Governor Inslee announced that 10 new counties are officially eligible to apply to move into Phase 2 of our Safe Start recovery plan. Counties are eligible to...

Staying Connected on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Earlier this month Washington State kicked off Phase 1 of our “Safe Start” reopening process across the state, with additional guidelines put in place for businesses to resume...

Expressing Gratitude on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Thank you to everyone who attended the virtual kickoff of my first re-election campaign last night! The event was a tremendous success, and it was so great to sit down and hear...

Planning a Smart Future on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Each week I am reminded of the strength and resiliency we have here in Washington State. We continue to support one another and lift up those in our communities who need our...

Enough is Enough. The 40th LD Does Not Stand for Hate Crimes.

June 25, 2020 Statement by Debra Lekanoff In my nearly 50 years in this world, I have seen and experienced discrimination first-hand as a woman of color. I have grieved with the mothers who have...

National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls

Dear Friends,  On this National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls, we recognize and remember all those we have lost, and we open our arms and hearts to ensure...

An Open Letter: Protecting Washington State Farmworkers During COVID-19

By Rep. Debra Lekanoff As testing for COVID-19 expands, we really are beginning to see who is impacted, and which communities need our help most. Our farm and food workers here in Washington are...

An Update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the 40th LD

Friends – As you may have heard, Governor Inslee announced today that all public and private schools in Washington will be closed from March 17 through April 24 to help slow the spread of COVID-19....

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Watch the Re-Elect Debra Lekanoff Virtual Launch Party!

April 30, 2020

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson Endorses Debra!