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 By Taylor McAvoy    News    March 8, 2018

New laws targeting sexual harassment await governor's pen

OLYMPIA (March 8) -- Four key bills targeting sexual harassment passed both chambers and were waiting to be signed by the Washington State governor before the end of session March. 8. SB 6313, sponsored by Senator Karen Keiser, D-Kent, makes an emplo...

 By Josh Kelety    News    March 8, 2018

Law enforcement, activists come to agreement on police use of force

In a last-minute effort lawmakers, cops, and community activists reached a deal on lowering the legal standard for prosecuting officers who kill in the line of duty. The bill, HB 3003, is a product of a surprise agreement between law enforcement...

 By Josh Kelety    News    March 8, 2018

State Legislature passes last minute budget deal and property tax cut

On the final day of the legislative session, lawmakers approved a last-minute supplemental budget deal that funnels roughly $1 billion to K-12 public education and a $400 million one-time reduction in state property taxes. For the entire 60-day legis...


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