Author Archives: Andy McVicar

22 Jan
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Democrats unveil pandemic relief package

Democrats in the Washington State Legislature released a $2.2 billion COVID-19 relief package today that would expand testing and vaccine availability, extend support to schools, provide grants for small business, and help thousands meet basic needs with housing and food ...

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22 Jan
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Walkinshaw sworn in as Senate Democrats’ representative on Redistricting Commission

Former state representative Brady Piñero Walkinshaw was sworn in Friday morning as the Senate Democratic Caucus representative on the Washington State Redistricting Commission. Walkinshaw, who was sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu, joins Secretary Treasurer of the Washington ...

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A member of the WA National Guard posted outside the Legislative Building
12 Jan
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AP: State capitols step up security amid new safety concerns

State capitols across the nation stepped up security Monday, deploying National Guard units, SWAT teams and extra police officers while several legislatures convened amid heightened safety concerns following last week’s violence at the U.S. Capitol. The protections came as the ...

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