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February 4, 2014 at 6:52 PM

DUI policy day in Olympia: Lawmakers hear tweaks only

Olympia’s unofficial “DUI policy day” on Tuesday featured just five tweaks to drunken-driving laws, a package described even by supporters as modest. House Bills 2344, 2503, 2506, 2507 and 2728, heard in the state House Judiciary Committee, would mostly clarify or reinforce some unclear parts of current law and stiffen penalties…


Comments | More in State Legislature | Topics: Amy Freidheim, Brad Klippert, Chad Magendanz

April 23, 2013 at 4:19 PM

Lawmakers expand use of EpiPens by school nurses in emergency

OLYMPIA — The state Legislature gave its final approval Tuesday to a bill aimed at allowing school nurses to administer a potentially lifesaving allergy medication in an emergency. Senate Bill 5104¬†would allow public schools to stockpile epinephrine, a hormone known better by the brand name EpiPen that is injected to prevent or stop severe allergic…


Comments | More in State Legislature | Topics: Chad Magendanz, EpiPen, Jay Inslee

October 10, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Democratic state House hopeful backs GOP theory of 5th District shenanigans

So the last elected state senator in the 5th Legislative District, a Republican, has endorsed the Democrat to succeed her. And now the underdog running for the state House in that district, a Democrat, has endorsed the Republican for the Senate seat. Confused yet? North Bend educator David Spring, who’s running against Republican Chad Magendanz for state…


Comments | More in homepage, State Legislature | Topics: 5th district, Brad Toft, Chad Magendanz