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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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News >  Spokane
April 12, 2021, 4 a.m.
The current end date for the project is 2029, but Spokane legislators are hoping for an acceleration of that timeline, if new transportation funds pass in the state Legislature this year.

April 9, 2021, 5 p.m.
The bill, which passed 47-1, would make June 19 a paid day-off for state employees, an effort to honor those who were slaves, celebrate the end of slavery and make a first step toward improving the knowledge of Black history in the state. 

April 9, 2021, 9 a.m.
The Washington State Senate passed Thursday two controversial climate proposals that look to reduce carbon emissions in the state: a "cap-and-trade" bill and a clean fuel standard. 

April 9, 2021, 3 a.m.
The Department of Health will reevaluate counties' COVID-19 data metrics on Monday.