Doglio’s rape survivor bill heads to Governor’s desk

OLYMPIA – A bill that will remove legal barriers for women seeking to terminate the parental rights of their rapists is one step away from becoming law. HB 1543, sponsored by Rep. Beth Doglio (D-Olympia) would close a current gap in state... READ MORE

Measure to rein in illegal gun purchases on its way to governor’s desk

OLYMPIA – Under current law, there are no consequences when a person who is ineligible to own a firearm tries to buy one but fails the background check. Rep. Drew Hansen’s (D-Bainbridge Island) bill, on its way to the Governor’s desk after... READ MORE

Washington legislators sign resolution in support of science

OLYMPIA – Yesterday, 58 members of the Washington State House of Representatives signed a resolution recognizing the importance of supporting the scientific community. The bipartisan resolution, spearheaded by Rep. Vandana Slatter (D-Bellevue), describes the significance of scientific discovery and research... READ MORE

House passes measure boosting internet privacy protections for consumers

OLYMPIA – The Washington State House of Representatives passed a measure authored by Rep. Drew Hansen (D-Bainbridge Island) that would provide greater privacy protections for internet users’ personal information. The bill, which passed with robust bipartisan majority, was drafted in response to a... READ MORE

Rep. Gael Tarleton lauds passage of internet privacy protection measure

The House passed SHB 2200 in an 87 to 10 vote today, April 19th. SHB 2200 is Washington’s bipartisan response to the decision made by Congress to permit cable and other internet providers to sell personal data without consumer permission.... READ MORE

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