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AUDIO: Wilson calls for executive-powers reform as state of emergency nears 600 days

By tracyellis | Published on October 19, 2021

The state of emergency that enabled Gov. Jay Inslee to impose a job-threatening vaccine mandate hits the 600-day mark this week.

A state Senator says it’s time for the legislature to step in.

Tracy Ellis explains.

VIDEO: KOMO: Courtroom challenge for COVID vaccine mandate for state workers to be heard this week, feat. Sen. Mike Padden

By tracyellis | Published on August 30, 2021
Sen. Mike Padden

“A Thurston County judge is scheduled later this week to hear arguments about Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for state workers as opponents seek to have the order overturned by the courts.”

Ericksen vaccination-rights bill becomes rallying point against Inslee decree

By tracyellis | Published on August 23, 2021

Thousands of emails and calls are pouring into legislative offices in response to the governor’s “get shot or get fired” mandate. Many of them are demanding passage of Sen. Doug Ericksen’s measure to protect the right to choose.