The relatives of murder victims fear the measure could give convicted killers a better chance of being released early from prison.
Some lawmakers to say they have no plans to back the proposal in its current form.
A state Senate committee approved a bill to place a 90-day check on state of emergency proclamations issued by the Washington governor, unless the time limit is otherwise cleared by the leadership of both chambers.
Thieves who steal catalytic converters are coming under fire in the state Legislature. Senate Bill 5495 goes to a public hearing this (Tues) morning offering people a way to submit feedback.
State Sen. Jeff Wilson says his bill targets unscrupulous scrap metal dealers.
Do you want to know what Sen. Doug Ericksen thought about COVID vaccinations? Watch this KOMO News report.
Senator Mike Padden of Spokane Valley tells KOMO’s Keith Eldridge it is bullying on the Governor’s part.
Even if the state were to fully reopen now, restaurants and retailers say it will be difficult to get people back to work. Senator Doug Ericksen blames the governor for that.
KOMO News: ‘We are so close:’ Experts sound alarm as Texas lifts masks mandate, opens up 100 percent.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed an unemployment insurance bill to help businesses and workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Sen. Curtis King says businesses that are barely hanging on need this legislation.