July 14, 2024 1:01 pm

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Election integrity bill sponsored by Sam Low signed into law

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OLYMPIA—A bill sponsored by 39th District Representative Sam Low to modernize Washington state’s voter registration system and strengthen election integrity was signed into law on Wednesday, March 13, by Governor Jay Inslee. Representative Sam Low (R-Lake Stevens), the bill’s primary sponsor, emphasized the importance of bipartisan collaboration in getting the election integrity bill passed and […]

Secretary Hobbs praises Legislature for passing elections security bills and reinforcing important public services


OLYMPIA—During the 2024 legislative session, the Legislature approved several bills and $33.3 million in funding requested by Secretary of State Steve Hobbs that will enhance the integrity of Washington elections and improve support for charities and libraries statewide. “These bills and critical funding will go a long way toward reducing barriers to voter registration, enhancing […]

Dolly Parton to visit Washington to celebrate success of Imagination Library

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OLYMPIA, August 6, 2023—On August 15, legendary icon, musician, and philanthropist Dolly Parton will visit Washington State to celebrate achieving statewide coverage of the Imagination Library. All Washington children from birth to age five can now register to receive one book every month, for free, from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. August 15 will also be […]

$3.67 million in ARPA funds available to help Washington libraries and museums

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, announced that more than $3.67 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds will be made available to help public, academic, and tribal libraries and museums statewide. The funding is part of the $200 million allocated in the ARPA […]

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