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First three Let’s Go Washington initiatives pass the legislature and now law

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OLYMPIA—Three of six Let’s Go Washington landmark initiatives to the legislature passed both chambers of the Washington State Senate and House on Monday, March 4, and will become law in 90 days after the Legislature adjourns on March 7—no signature by Governor Jay Inslee is needed. The three initiatives that did not receive public hearings […]

Washington lawmakers hold public hearing on police pursuit initiative

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OLYMPIA—The Senate Law and Justice Committee and the House Community Safety, Justice, and Reentry Committee held a public hearing on February 28 to discuss I-2113, the police pursuit initiative. A total of 161 people signed up to testy in which 151 were in favor of the initiative; another 5,483 people signed a petition not to testify […]

Lynnwood PD unable to pursue robbery suspect under new legislation

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LYNNWOOD, Wash. – After robbing a Pick-n-Pull on Highway 99 on the evening of November 30, a suspect reversed into a Lynnwood Police Department patrol car, peeled forward onto the sidewalk, crossed multiple lanes of traffic, then sped off northbound on Highway 99 fleeing the scene. The Lynnwood PD officer, under newly implemented state laws […]

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