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VIDEO: Senate Republican Leader John Braun talks about police pursuits and hard drug possession

By tracyellis | Published on February 09, 2023

Republicans continue to try to get Democrats to allow bills to move forward that would change the current standard for police pursuits from “probable cause” to “reasonable suspicion.” Also a priority this session is addressing the law around drug possession — fixing the fix to the Blake decision that effectively legalized hard drugs.

AUDIO: Sen. Mike Padden pushes for action on Blake decision decriminalizing drugs

By tracyellis | Published on April 11, 2021

The state legislature needs to act now to deal with a court decision decriminalizing drug possession according to the top Republican on the Senate Law and Justice committee.

Tracy Ellis reports.