A state senator likely provoked the ire of nurses well beyond her home state's border. Comments made by Sen. Maureen Walsh over a bill requiring a shift limit for nurses were "incredibly disrespectful and patronizing."
On the defensive
Boeing is refuting an investigation by The New York Times about production issues at the company's 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina.
An investigation by the The Guardian revealed Rep. Matt Shea (R-Spokane Valley) had discussions with right-wing figures about conducting surveillance of Spokane residents.
Sex crimes statute
Survivors of certain sex crimes no longer have to worry about how long they have to report the crime to authorities in Washington state. A bill signed into law eliminates the statute of limitations for sex crimes involving minors.
Earth Day is today. To celebrate, visitors will be able to enter Washington state parks for free instead of paying $10 for a one-day pass or a $30 annual Discover Pass.
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