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Spin Control archive for Jan. 27, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 27, 2014


WA Lege Day 15: Panel OKs tougher DUI laws

OLYMPIA – A pair of proposals for tougher drunk driving laws were sent to the budget writers Monday to figure out how the state might pay for more people serving time. One proposal would make the fourth conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol…

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Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords acknowledges members of the media Wednesday. (Associated Press)

Giffords to testify at gun initiative hearing 

Gabrielle Giffords waves to reporters earlier this month at an event to mark the third anniversary of her shooting in Arizona. OLYMPIA -- Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a shooting rampage that killed six, will testify in favor of a proposed initiative to…

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