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The Seattle Times political team explores national, state and local politics.

Topic: Rep. Elizabeth Scott

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January 26, 2015 at 11:47 AM

The light bulb freedom movement comes to Olympia

OLYMPIA – Just when you started getting bored by all the budget talk down here comes the Washington state incandescent light bulb freedom act. If light bulb freedom rings a bell for you, recall in 2008 and 2011 a movement by then-Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., calling on the federal government to stop telling people what light bulbs they can…


Comments | More in State Legislature | Topics: 2015 legislative session, light bulb, Rep. Elizabeth Scott

January 22, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Anti-abortion demonstrators rally on Capitol steps

On the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion in the U.S., anti-abortion demonstrators gathered on the steps of the state Capitol building to protest abortion. Protesters gather on the Capitol steps Tuesday afternoon. (Amelia Dickson/The Seattle Times) Washington State March for Life President Noreen McEntee-Hobson urged the crowd to speak…


Comments | More in Politics Northwest, State Legislature | Topics: abortion, pro-life, Rep. Brad Klipper