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Das authored the state’s plastic bag ban law and a measure requiring plastic containers for beverages, household cleaning products and personal care products sold in Washington contain minimum amounts of post-consumer-use recycled content.

The Washington Observer: A tough primary fight for Lands Commissioner

Here’s why you should care about this: One of the original purposes of DNR was to manage state lands – mostly forests – to raise money for schools and other vital needs. But recent holders of the office – including incumbent Hilary Franz – have been environmentalists less enchanted with chainsaws and plywood mills. … The real fight in this election is more likely to be about forest management. 

From a state senator to a machine worker, Americans reveal—in their own words—how that one decision changed everything.

Sen. Das talks about the importance of reconsidering tax relief for all working Washingtonians.

Sen. Mona Das (D-Kent) announces that she will not be running for re-election to the State Senate in 2022.

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Senator Mona Das (D-Kent) – Housing & Local Government (VC), Environment, Energy & Technology
Mona Das’ 2021-22 sponsored and co-sponsored bills (link)

Bill introduced to modernize Washington’s recycling system

Olympia, WA — Senator Mona Das introduced the RENEW Recycling Act (SB 5697) on Wednesday January 5th, which would address problems with Washington’s waste and recycling systems by holding packaging producers accountable for the waste they are creating. 

Addressing the housing shortage was a top priority, one Gov. Jay Inslee is tackling in a recent proposal.

Based on bills in the House and Senate that will be introduced by Rep. Jessica Bateman, D-Olympia, and Sen. Mona Das, D-Kent, Inslee’s efforts would mainly affect cities of over 25,000 population, according to an Inslee spokesperson.

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