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Laurel joined The Spokesman-Review as a Report for America legislative reporter in our Olympia Bureau in June 2020 covering the Washington state legislature.

Laurel's reporting for The Spokesman-Review is funded in part by Report for America and by members of the Spokane community.

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Jan. 21, 2021, 3 a.m.
Restaurant owners and hospitality workers were among the biggest supporters of the bill, which is co-sponsored by 15 Republicans and one Democrat. Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan would allow restaurants to open indoor dining, and fitness centers and indoor entertainment establishments to open to 25% capacity.

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Jan. 21, 2021, 3 a.m.
Other than a handful of individual protesters roamed the campus at various times throughout the day, but a draw down of Washington National Guardsmen as well as state troopers might still take some time. 

Jan. 19, 2021, 2:47 p.m.
Despite Gov. Jay Inslee announcing a new vaccination plan on Monday, few details are currently available and many stakeholders were left in the dark about those plans until the governor announced them.

Jan. 19, 2021, 3 a.m.
A proposed bill in the Legislature would change reopening metrics for schools to allow kids to get back to in-person learning sooner than the current plan allows.