Published on July 20, 2017

With a rise in violent gang activity in South King County over the last year, state lawmakers sought and secured funding in the new state budget to help prevent street gangs, especially among young people. Sen. Joe Fain of Auburn… READ MORE

Published on March 15, 2017

OLYMPIA – Yesterday, the House adopted House Resolution 4626 honoring Spencer Haywood and his contributions to professional basketball. Spencer Haywood may be best known for being the catalyst for the NBA’s Early Entry rule, which allows basketball players to begin… READ MORE

Published on March 1, 2017

Washington State Reps. Sharon Tomiko Santos and Eric Pettigrew are holding a town hall Who: Washington State Reps. Sharon Tomiko Santos and Eric Pettigrew What: Town hall meeting When: 10 a.m. – noon, Saturday, March 11, 2017 Where: Rainier Beach… READ MORE

Published on February 23, 2017

Day of Remembrance and standing up to federal executive orders On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. That order resulted in 120,000 Japanese Americans and people of Japanese descent being sent to incarceration camps. They received… READ MORE

Published on June 13, 2016

What does it take to reenter society after prison? The new Reentry Council is looking for answers. OLYMPIA –Governor Jay Inslee recently appointed members to the newly created Washington Statewide Reentry Council, kicking off the work of this important group…. READ MORE

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