Senator Keiser has been a champion for women and families through by co-sponsoring the Strengthen the Healthy Youth Act (SB 5395), the Protecting Patient Care Act (SB 5542), and the Reproductive Health Access for All Act (SB 5602). Sen. Karen Keiser represents Washington state’s 33rd Legislative District, which includes a number of suburbs south of Seattle, including SeaTac, Kent, Des Moines and Burien. During her tenure as an elected official, she has held several leadership positions in the Washington State Legislature. Those positions include chairing the Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee and serving as lead Senate Democratic negotiator on the Capital Budget. She currently serves as President Pro Tempore of the Washington State Senate, presiding over the chamber when the lieutenant governor is unavailable.