OLYMPIA — The Washington State Dream Act was approved by the state House on Wednesday, bringing undocumented students one step closer to being eligible for the State Need Grant. The measure was approved 77-20, with unanimous Democrat support and a split vote on the Republican side. It was the last piece of House legislation to make…More
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As part of this week’s bill-passing marathon, the Washington state House approved a flurry of election-related bills during Thursday’s floor session. Despite heated Republican opposition, representatives passed the Washington Voting Rights Act of 2013. House Bill 1413 would make it easier for minority individuals or groups that are disenfranchised in at-large elections to require jurisdictions to shift…More