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25 Jun
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Dismantling Racism in Policing

A colleague of mine recently quipped that in 2020, we have been living simultaneously through 1918, 1932, and 1968. It has indeed been an unsettled and unsettling year, causing me to reflect on the profound challenges we face and inspiring ...

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18 Jun
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Washington State Wire: Q&A: Sen. Jamie Pedersen discusses tax reform, a potential special session, and the 2020 elections

Sen. Jamie Pedersen represents the 43rd District in the Legislature and serves as the chair of the Law & Justice Committee. He also serves on the Ways & Means Committee, the Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee, and the Rules Committee. I called Sen. ...

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The police presence on Capitol Hill on June 7, 2020, which was not their finest hour. Jamie Pedersen and Joe Nguyen are Democratic state senators. PHOTO BY TRISTAN FAIRCHOK
10 Jun
0

The Stranger: Our Police Are Civil Servants and Guardians, Not Warriors by Sen. Joe Nguyen and Jamie Pedersen

Our community is reeling with anger and frustration following the killing of yet another unarmed, non-threatening black man by police officers, this time in Minneapolis. We are heartsick at the senseless killings of George Floyd, Manuel Ellis, Breonna Taylor, and ...

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