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Nominations now open for Washington’s Medals of Merit and Valor

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OLYMPIA—The Office of the Secretary of State is now accepting nominations for Washington’s Medals of Merit and Valor. Nominations for both awards can be made until September 20. The Medal of Merit recognizes people who perform outstanding services for Washington and its residents. The Medal of Valor is awarded to anyone who has saved, or […]

Governor signs bill removing barriers to Medal of Valor recipients

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OLYMPIA, Wash., April 21, 2023—Freshman Representative Sam Low (R-Lake Stevens) had his first bill signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee on Thursday, April 20, that makes it easier to honor Washington State Medal of Valor recipients who put their lives on the line to save another. “Removing the barriers to when the award can be […]

Seeking nominations for Washington’s Medals of Merit and Valor

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OLYMPIA, Wash., April 19, 2023—The Office of the Secretary of State is now accepting nominations for Washington’s Medals of Merit and Valor, the highest civilian honors awarded to the people of Washington. The Medal of Merit recognizes exceptional individuals who perform outstanding services for Washington and its residents. The Medal of Valor is awarded to […]

Washington State Medal of Valor bill passes House

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OLYMPIA, Wash., January 28, 2023—Representative Sam Low (R-Lake Stevens) passed his first bill in the House Chamber on Thursday, January 26. HB-1031: Modifying medal of valor award presentation requirements, makes it easier to honor everyday people who put their lives on the line to save another with the Washington State Medal of Valor, passed with […]

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