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Spend a week as a Senate page

Sen. Joe Fain sponsored Nihal Dhillon of Kent during last year
Sen. Joe Fain sponsored Nihal Dhillon of Kent during last year's legislative session in Olympia.
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Every year the Washington State Senate offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend one week as a Senate page. Through the program students ages 14 through 16 can serve and get a front-row seat to how state government works.

"Learning about Washington's legislative process and our state's history is an essential part of educating all students," said Sen. Joe Fain (R-Auburn). "Everyone who completes this program returns home with a newfound understanding of state government and the importance of policy-making at every level."

To learn more visit Fain's website at www.SenatorFain.com and click on "Senate Page Program." There you can find an application, explanation of the program and a short video about the experience. Pages must be sponsored by a legislator.

"I would be delighted to help local students access this exciting and competitive opportunity," Fain said.

If you know someone who is interested in applying to serve as a page during the 2014 legislative session, please contact Fain's office for more information by calling 888-786-0598 or emailing joe.fain@leg.wa.gov.

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