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Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law Senate Bill 6037, which substantially updates and improves Washington’s version of the Uniform Parentage Act. ...
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The Washington Legislature officially passed the Equal Pay Opportunity Act (HB 1506), the first update to the state’s equal pay law since 1943. ...
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Rainbow City Band (RCB) performs Herstory, a concert featuring music written by female composers, on March 25, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Shorecrest Performing Arts Center in Shoreline, WA. ...
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Pennie Saum

Pennie Saum has made it her life’s mission to protect children from sexual abuse and predatory behavior – in large part because she lacked the same basic safeguards when she was a child. ...
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Mitzi Johanknecht in her office at the King County Courthouse on February 20, 2018. Johanknecht was sworn in as King County Sheriff on January 2. Photo by Jordan Duncan.

New King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht faces an uphill battle in trying to repair the image of the Sheriff’s Office. But she’s used to challenges. ...
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Washington state’s House of Representatives approved SB 5722 - legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called “conversion therapy.” ...
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Robyn Hurder and Clyde Alves in the Shakespeare Theatre Company Production of Kiss Me, Kate - Photo: Scott Suchman

The 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of Kiss Me, Kate seeks to inspire conversation and debate on these issues while dazzling audiences with a world-class Broadway caliber production of this time-honored American musical. ...
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For the first time ever, approximately 15,000 Seattle Public School high school students and Seattle Promise scholars would have access to free year-round ORCA passes. ...
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The Washington State Legislature is attempting to pass an emergency bill that essentially renders it impossible for reporters to appeal secrecy by our elected officials. ...
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As the 25th anniversary of k.d. lang’s super chart topper Ingénue once again outstretches to the masses, the 56-year-old sits comfortably rested in her Canadian fortress with her close-knit circle of family and friends. ...
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