Tag Archives: prison

AUDIO: Committee passes Padden bill raising penalty for custodial sexual misconduct

By tracyellis | Published on February 02, 2023

Legislation that aims to impose longer sentences on sexually abusive jail and prison guards moves out of a state Senate committee.

Kimberly Wirtz has this update.

SRC On Air: Sen. Judy Warnick on KONA Radio in the Tri Cities

By tracyellis | Published on February 03, 2022

Sen. Judy Warnick talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about a bill passed by Senate Democrats that would let murderers, rapists, and other violent criminals pursue quicker release from prison. She also discusses agriculture and one-party rule.

AUDIO: 20th District Legislative Update

By tracyellis | Published on 

Listen to this 20th District Legislative Update with Sen. John Braun.

Topics: Democrat bill that would let violent criminals pursue quicker release from prison and importance of assuring that bills are affordable.

AUDIO: Senate majority passes bill that would let murderers, rapists pursue quicker release from prison

By tracyellis | Published on February 02, 2022

A bill making it easier for violent criminals to get out of prison passed in the state Senate.

Tracy Ellis reports.

SRC On Air: Sen. Mike Padden on The Commute with Carlson on KVI Radio

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Sen. Mike Padden

Senator Mike Padden talks to John Carlson on KVI about an effort by Washington lawmakers to empty prison cells and return convicted felons to the street and how it’s creating new public safety risks across the state.