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Alleged Driver in Fatal Crash Mistakenly Released From Prison Early

There’s more fallout from the error that allowed Washington state prisoners to be mistakenly released early. After reviewing records, the Washington Department of Corrections says two offenders allegedly committed new crimes when they should have been incarcerated, including one who reportedly killed a woman in a car crash.Continue reading Alleged Driver in Fatal Crash Mistakenly Released From Prison Early

Washington Prisoners Mistakenly Released Early

Some Washington felons may be headed back to prison after a computer error mistakenly allowed them to be released early.

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that 3,200 Washington prisoners were let go before their sentences were complete. For the last 13 years, a Department of CorrectionsContinue reading Washington Prisoners Mistakenly Released Early

Governor Inslee proposes new teacher pay raises paid for by closing tax breaks

New teachers in Washington would garner higher salaries under a proposal introduced Thursday by Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.

Governor Jay Inslee unveils his 2016 supplemental budget proposal.

In his 2016 supplemental budget proposal, the governor would raise the starting salary for teachers to $40,000. The estimated… Continue reading Governor Inslee proposes new teacher pay raises paid for by closing tax breaks

Bipartisan resolution to impeach State Auditor Troy Kelley filed in House

State Auditor Troy Kelley A bipartisan group of House representatives announced Monday they have filed a resolution to begin impeachment proceedings against State Auditor Troy Kelley for charges that include abandoning his office, delegating duties to an unelected staff member and betraying public trust. Continue reading Bipartisan resolution to impeach State Auditor Troy Kelley filed in House
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