Stories tagged: Bernie Warner
Sat., June 11, 2016
Sen. Mike Padden: DOC, governor must accept responsibility for deadly prison releases
It is dismaying to hear a spokeswoman for the governor claim the Senate’s investigation revealed nothing new, even though the governor’s own report on the matter absolved most agency managers …
Fri., June 3, 2016
The Columbian: Raise smoking age to 21
Editorials cover raising the smoking age from 18 to 21 years of age, and the Senate GOP report on the Department of Corrections scandal.
Fri., April 15, 2016
GOP’s prison probe hopelessly partisan
The Senate majority caucus billed its fact-finding mission as a “truly independent” alternative to Inslee’s DOC investigation, but it has now become hopelessly mired in election-year squabbling.
Wed., March 23, 2016
Washington Senate panel wants records on former corrections secretary
Senate committee demands records about former Corrections Secretary Bernie Warner from department and governor’s office.
Mon., May 23, 2011
State inmates evicted in a rift over county rate
The Spokane County Jail will quit housing state prisoners next month in a dispute over payment. State officials refuse to pay the new $125-a-day rate the county charges Spokane and …