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20 Jan
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Bill to address Supreme Court’s Blake decision introduced in Senate

OLYMPIA — Legislation to amend Washington’s drug possession laws and increase participation in pretrial treatment programs was introduced in the Senate Friday. The bill, sponsored by Sen. June Robinson (D-Everett), permanently addresses the state Supreme Court’s 2021 State v. Blake ...

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13 Jan
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Randall introduces bill to preserve access to comprehensive health care in Senate

OLYMPIA — A bill to regulate hospital and health system mergers and preserve community access to comprehensive medical care was filed in the Senate this week.  The Keep Our Care Act, sponsored by Deputy Majority Leader Emily Randall (D-Bremerton), prohibits ...

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