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HB 2449 School based best practice interventions to promote attendance and reduce truancy (passed)

New truancy law aims to keep kids out of court juvenile detention: -Bellingham Herald -Seattle Times


HB 2793 Providing for Suicide Awareness and Prevention Education for Safer Homes (passed)

Op-Ed -Seattle Times -Washington Post -UW -PR newswire -Vashon Beachcomber -UW -Examiner


HB 2530 Protecting victims of sexual abuse/sexual assault tracking system (passed) -King 5 -Huffington Post -Crosscut -KGW -King 5 -King 5 -TNT -TNT


HB 2313 Concerning age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco or vapor products can be made (did not pass)

Expansion of Adoption Records (passed)

Adoption law going into effect Tuesday


Student Loan Debt (working on bill for 2017 session)


Other Articles: -TNT -UW Daily -Yakima Herald -Crosscut -B-Blog -Highline Times -Ballard -Crosscut -Crosscut -Waterland Blog _UW Daily

Washington Legislature: Legislators hear suicide prevention bill– Oregon Live

House passes two bills to fight prostitution; fines would increase for johns, pimps– Tukwila Reporter

Foreclosure fairness program making a difference | State Rep. Tina Orwall – Covington and Maple Valley Reporter

Gavel In Rep. Orwall’s Hands As She’s Elected Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore– The Waterland Blog

Callaghan: Bipartisanship alive and well in Washington Legislature– The Columbian

Rep. Tina Orwall Introduces Bill To Combat Commercial Sex Trade- The Waterland Blog

Orwall the candidate of choice for state house– Kent Reporter

Rep. Tina Orwall Sponsors Innocence Project Bill to Compensate Exonerated
Inmates – Seattle Weekly

Bill would pay exonerated inmates $50,000 per year– Komo News

Rep. Tina Orwall receives 2011 Housing Hero Award – Kent Reporter

Price of their lives – Real Change

A ‘base on the brink,’ as is the community – Los Angeles Times

Bill Could Set Scale for Wrongful Conviction Compensation – Publicola

Rep. Tina Orwall’s Foreclosure Fairness Act signed into law– The State Column

Legislative Summit on Foreclosure Solutions, Press Conference–   Washington Low Income Housing Alliance