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Daily Archives: March 7th, 2020

VICTORY! Comprehensive sexual health education bill is enroute to Governor Inslee

Excerpt: Progress is possible, and Democrats in the Washington State Legislature have proved it by getting a bill to require CSHE across the finish line.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Education, Healthcare, Legislative Advocacy
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Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are running dead even in Washington State, new poll finds

Excerpt: The Washington State presidential primary looks extremely competitive with just seventy-two hours left to vote. Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden have nearly identical numbers in a new public opinion research survey taken before Elizabeth Warren suspended her campaign.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Party Politics
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VICTORY! VOTE Act leaves Washington State Legislature and heads to Governor Inslee

Excerpt: Young people turning eighteen by the date of the November general election will be allowed to vote in presidential primaries and Top Two elections beginning in 2022 thanks to legislative approval of ESB 6313.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Legislative Advocacy
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Finally! Washington State House gives giant thumbs up to single use plastic bag ban

Excerpt: Legislation that would ban single use plastic bags at the statewide level is one step closer to becoming law thanks to a big vote today in the Washington State House of Representatives in support of Mona Das' ESSB 5323.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Legislative Advocacy, Our Environment
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