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MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016

Demoted corrections official says he was 'scapegoated'

A Department of Corrections official insisted an investigation into the computer mistakes that led to the early release of more than 3,000 inmates made him a scapegoat. But David Dunnington said he agreed with the conclusion that systemic failures led to continued delays of what should have been a top priority for the department.

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MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016


FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016


OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee tells reporters he vetoed 27 bills after lawmakers failed to come up with a supplemental budget in the regular session. Their special session started Thursday about 30 minutes after the regular session ended. (Jim Camden / The Spokesman-Review)

Inslee vetoes bills as regular session ends without budget

OLYMPIA – Lawmakers closed out their regular session without passing an update to the state operating budget and started up a special session in the span of about 30 minutes Thursday night. Less than an hour later, Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed 27 bills, making good on a threat to take a red pen to legislation if they needed to go into overtime.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016

FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016

Senate passes body camera law 

Cities and towns would be "strongly encouraged" to adopt ordinances to authorize body cameras for use by local law enforcement under a bill that also sets limits to the release of the footage from those cameras.

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