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What: House Public Safety Committee Work Session – Fostering Constructive Relationships between Police and the Community. When: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 18th Where: House Hearing Room D, John L. O’Brien Building, Capitol Campus, Olympia or on TVW Tomorrow afternoon in Olympia the House Public Safety Committee will convene a legislative work session to examine law enforcement’s relationship with the community in the wake of events in Ferguson, Missouri and other high-profile killings of civilians by police, including a recent police shooting … Continue reading

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Goodman bills bring financial health to crime victims and justice system

OLYMPIA – Yesterday, the House passed two bills sponsored by Rep. Roger Goodman, D-Kirkland, HB 2085 and HB 1390. These bills help poor defendants get back on their feet, ensure crime victims get restitution and help fund our criminal justice system in a fair manner. “Being poor isn’t a crime,” said Goodman. “But thousands of low-income Washingtonians have their drivers licenses suspended just because they can’t pay traffic fines.” HB 2085 fixes this problem by giving judges discretion to use … Continue reading

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Children’s Day!

Rep. Goodman’s children were able to make it down to the legislature for Children’s Day today.  Each year, children of staff and legislators get to come down and sit on the House Floor.  There is singing, a resolution read and usually pizza too! Rep. Goodman’s two kids are Children’s Day veterans but were especially excited this year as they were able to meet Governor Inslee and serve as honorary Pages in the afternoon.  It’s always lots of fun to have the family … Continue reading

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