When a new 11th District senator is sworn in on Jan. 14, it will signal the end of Sen. Margarita Prentice’s nearly 25-year legislative career. The esteemed matriarch is currently the oldest legislator and will retire at the age of 81.
In recent weeks, several organizations have recognized her significant efforts on their behalf:
The King County Parent Coalition for Developmental Disabilities honored Prentice for sponsoring bills on rural health clinics and employment opportunities for people with disabilities, noting, “Olympia will miss her wisdom and mother’s voice for her son with developmental disabilities.”
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