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January 20, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Senate again weighs requiring lawyers for foster children

OLYMPIA — The state Senate is once again weighing a bill to require legal representation for foster children, a proposal that social-service advocates consider as a top priority. The Senate┬áHuman Services & Corrections Committee held a Monday morning hearing on the proposal, which sailed through the state House last year but stalled in the Senate amid…

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