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 By Azeb Tuji    News    March 10, 2022

Large capacity magazine ban moves to Inslee's desk

Since September 2016 Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has been working toward implementing gun reform that would prevent acts like the Mukilteo mass shooting on July 30, 2016. Now, a ban on high-capacity magazines that hold more than...

 
 By Azeb Tuji    News    February 17, 2022

Senate votes to ban high-capacity magazines

In an effort to tackle gun violence and strengthen public safety, the state Senate passed legislation Feb. 9 that bans the sale of high-capacity magazines – anything over 10 rounds – but doesn’t prohibit the use of high-capacity firearms...

 
 By Azeb Tuji    News    February 17, 2022

Legislators consider child mental health

In the wake of the pandemic, Seattle Children's Hospital reports an increasing number of children need outpatient mental health treatment, but not enough providers exist to meet the demand. “The devastating consequence of the inability to access...

 
 By Azeb Tuji    News    January 20, 2022

Bill increases availability of sexual assault nurse examiner training

Harborview medical center is currently the only hospital in Washington State that provides training for nurses to become sexual assault nurse examiners, also known as SANE. A bill in this year’s state Legislature is aimed at taking down barriers...

 
 By Azeb Tuji    News    January 20, 2022

Chemicals in cosmetics targeted in new law

For a large portion of Washingtonians, the use of cosmetic products is a part of their everyday routine, but some of those same household products often contain harmful chemicals that cause a variety of health risks. A bill now making its way...

 
 By Azeb Tuji    News    January 20, 2022

Families press for end to hazing

Sam Martinez, a freshman at Washington State University, was found dead from alcohol poisoning at his fraternity house just weeks into the 2019 school year. He was the victim of a hazing tradition at his fraternity. Now his mother is pressing for...

 
 By Azeb Tuji    News    January 6, 2022

2022 Washington legislative session now underway

The 2022 session of the Washington State Legislature opened Jan. 10 with legislators saying they want to help strengthen economic well being, manage COVID-19 risks, provide help with childcare, housing, and mental health support and mitigate the...

 

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