Published on March 22, 2017

Supporting our public schools Washington state has invested nearly $5 billion in our public schools over the last six years. However, there is still more to be done. This session, the Legislature must come to an agreement and pass a solution… READ MORE

Published on March 14, 2017

Who: Rep. Roger Goodman (D-Kirkland), Chair of the House Public Safety Committee; Sarah Brown, Program Director, Criminal Justice, National Conference of State Legislatures; Michelle Deutchman, Western States Counsel, Anti-Defamation League What: House Public Safety Committee work session exploring hate crimes… READ MORE

Published on March 7, 2017

OLYMPIA – Yesterday the House considered two government efficiency measures sponsored by Rep. Roger Goodman (D-Kirkland), and both bills were approved with strong bipartisan support. Rep. Goodman’s Small Claims Court bill, HB 1196, simplifies the process in Small Claims Court… READ MORE

Published on March 3, 2017

WHO: State Reps. Roger Goodman and Larry Springer WHAT: Legislative town hall WHEN: 12 noon – 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 11 WHERE: Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Room 404, West Bldg., 11605 132nd Ave. NE, Kirkland WHY: Just past the midpoint in the pivotal… READ MORE

Published on March 3, 2017

Rehabilitating youthful offenders Those under the age of 18 who commit serious crimes can be tried as an adult and end up serving their sentence in an adult prison. Juveniles held in these prisons are often subjected to violence while incarcerated… READ MORE

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