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Fighting for Salmon on Fantastic Friday!

Dear Friends,  Serving as your Representative in the Peoples’ House has been the honor of my lifetime, and I count myself lucky that I wake up each day and get to go to work on your behalf, and on...

Celebrating Progress on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  As we have talked about these past months, More than four in five Native women will experience violence in their lifetimes and are murdered at more than ten times the national...

Speaking Out on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Earlier this week was National Voter Registration Day! We have such an important election coming up, and there is no better way to make sure that your community reflects your beliefs...

Uplifting Each Other on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Earlier this week, we had Rep. Debra Lekanoff’s Wellness for All event, and we were so happy to see all of you! This past Wednesday, September 14th at 5:30pm at Taylor Shellfish was...

Promoting Wellness on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  As many of you know, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new COVID-19 booster shot that will is currently available – the Moderna booster for those who are 18 and...

Feeling Optimistic on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  This week we are celebrating a truly historic moment. Following the passing of Representative Don Young, Alaska held a special election to fill the seat in Congress that he held for...

Supporting Generations to Come on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Earlier this week, President Joe Biden made a historic announcement that provides incredible financial relief to millions of hard-working Americans. On Wednesday, the President...

Feeling Optimistic on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  For generations the Columbia River Tribal communities have fought hard to return their salmon to their ancestral homes. Earlier this summer, the Columbia River Tribes and partners...

Standing Up for the Environment on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  This past Sunday, after hours of votes on amendments in Washington, D.C., the Senate voted on and approved the Inflation Reduction Act, which will devote hundreds of billions of...

Highlighting the Primary Election on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Earlier this week, Washingtonians stood up across the state to cast their ballots and make sure their voices were heard. It’s an honor to be on your ballot once again, and I was...

Ready to Run for a Third Term!

Dear Friends,  Serving as your voice in Olympia these past four years has truly been the honor of my lifetime, and I am proud to wake up each day and go to work on your behalf. Together we have...

An Update from Representative Lekanoff

Dear Friends,  This week, I made the decision to step down from serving on the board of Earth Justice to focus and prioritize my time with the community I serve right here in the 40th, including my...

Rest Easy, Chairwoman Loomis

Friends, it is with a heavy heart that we say until we meet again to Lorraine Loomis, Chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. Lorraine passed earlier today surrounded by those she loved...

Vote for Debra Lekanoff for the 2021 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award

For Immediate ReleaseApril 19, 2021 EMILY’s List Announces Debra Lekanoff as a Nominee for 2021 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest...

Happy Indigenous People’s Day!

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day! This day is important for me and so many others, and I want to take the time to thank the Washington Tribal leaders, elders, and...

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Watch the Re-Elect Debra Lekanoff Virtual Launch Party!

April 30, 2020

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson Endorses Debra!