A bill to allow Washington tribal casinos to offer betting on sports events is moving forward in the Legislature. The Senate Labor and Commerce Committee on Monday approved House Bill 2638 without amendment and sent it to the Senate Ways and Means Committee. The bill, which recently passed the state House by an 83-14 vote, … READ MORE
A bill allowing sports gambling in Washington’s tribal casinos was approved by the state House. The 83-14 Thursday night vote on House Bill 2638 came just two days after a House Appropriations Committee agreed to forward it onward. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Strom Peterson, D-Edmonds, said Tuesday he’d hoped to get a floor vote soon. … READ MORE
A quickly arranged full Washington state House floor vote on a bill to allow sports gambling in the state’s tribal casinos was overwhelmingly approved Thursday night and paved the way for possible passage into law by this spring.
Sports Betting bill WA HB 2638 was heard by the Senate Labor & Commerce Committee Monday. This bill received its first reading in the Senate on February 17 after passing through the House on February 13. In six weeks’ time it’s made its way to the Senate as its been slowly climbing its way into … READ MORE
State lawmakers are weighing a bill that would make Washington the country’s 11th state to limit or prohibit solitary confinement as a punishment for detained children.
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.
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 Attorney General Bob Ferguson is pushing forward on a bill that would ban excessive solitary confinement for juveniles.
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