World Sports Network
Washington State House Quickly Passes Sports Betting Bill

The Washington House quickly assembled to pass a sports betting bill that will allow the state’s tribal casinos to offer wagering to customers. The measure passed with ease by the count of 83 to 14, sending the bill to the Senate for possible passage.

Legal Gambling and the Law
Washington State Passes Sports Betting Bill In House

A bill that would allow sports betting in Washington State’s tribal casinos received overwhelming support from lawmakers. The bill was approved it in a House floor vote last week, setting the stage for the bill to become a law come springtime.

Washington State Office of the Attorney General
AG Ferguson’s bill banning solitary confinement as punishment for juveniles passes House with bipartisan support

Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s agency-request legislation to ban solitary confinement as a punitive practice for juveniles passed the Washington State House of Representatives today, in a strong bipartisan vote of 76-20. There is a growing national consensus that placing juveniles in solitary confinement is inhumane and does not improve behavior. Studies have shown solitary confinement … READ MORE

Toxic-Free Future
Congress Directs FAA to Stop Requiring Toxic Firefighting Foams at Airports

(Seattle, WA) – Today Congress directed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to allow airports to use firefighting foam free of highly fluorinated chemicals or PFAS. PFAS-containing firefighting foam is responsible for the contamination of drinking water of millions of Americans across the country, including in the Washington state communities of Issaquah, Whidbey Island, and Airway … READ MORE