Val Stevens

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Val Stevens is a Republican member of the Washington State Senate, having represented District 39 since 1997.[1]Stevens is also a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). For ALEC, she serves on the Telecommunications & Information Technology Task Force as well as the International Relations Committee. [2] In 2007, she received both the Dedicated State Chair Award and the Recognition of Dedication to Jeffersonian Principles award from ALEC[3]

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  1. Val Stevens, Washington State Senate, Accessed July 9, 2011
  2. “Senator Val Stevens - 39th District, Arlington”, Washington State Senate Republican Caucus, Accessed July 3, 2011.
  3. “Senator Val Stevens - 39th District, Arlington”, Washington State Senate Republican Caucus, Accessed July 3, 2011.
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