Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Washingon State Governor, Attorney General lead legal response to Supreme Court psychiatric boarding decision

Washington Attorney General

On Friday Attorney General Bob Ferguson, in conjunction with a broad coalition of organizations, filed a motion in the Washington State Supreme Court to address the impacts of the court’s recent decision on psychiatric boarding. The motion asks the court

Superior Court Judge Gordon Godfrey stepping down, local attorney stepping up

Jean A Cotton

On August 4, 2014, Hon. Gordon L. Godfrey announced his resignation from the bench effective October 1, 2014. Governor Jay Inslee is now seeking interested and qualified members of the Washington State Bar Association to submit applications to fill this

2014 WA Primary: Your vote, your voice

2014 Primary Election Map Washington

by Brian Zylstra Ten years after Washington voters adopted the Top 2 Primary system by initiative, it’s time for the 2014 edition. Check your mail over the next few days for your Primary ballot.  Although it’s a mid-term election, there

Candidate filing week begins with 21 openings in Grays Harbor

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Candidate filing week begins today, and closes at 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 16, 2014. Elections Supervisor Katy Moore tells us candidates wishing to file in person can do so at the Grays Harbor County Auditor’s Office, 100 W Broadway, Suite

Senate Democrats sign Cost of Living bill for teachers

Brian Hatfield

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens and Sen. Brian Hatfield, D-Raymond, today released the following statement on their co-sponsorship of a Senate bill signed by all 22 members of the Democratic caucus allowing cost of living allowance (COLA) raises

Nurses Celebrate National Nurses Week by Uniting to Protect Patient Care

OLYMPIA, Wash. - It's National Nurses Week, and just as pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale tended to wounded soldiers, nurses today are also on the front lines, fighting to protect patient care. The Affordable Care Act has come under attack, but

State Supreme Court and FCC Side With Phone Customers

OLYMPIA, Wash. - It's taken years in both cases, but the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Washington State Supreme Court have just handed phone customers a couple of victories.

The FCC has approved new rules to prevent "cramming,"

Hot Coffee Documentary Comes to Coffee Capital

SEATTLE, Wash. - The movie "Hot Coffee" focuses on a controversy its filmmaker says has been brewing for years - between corporate America and the legal system. Over the next few months, screenings and discussions are being held

Washington Court Limits Child Pornography Charges, New Sentencing for Grays Harbor Resident

     OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The state Supreme Court has ruled that defendants accused of possessing multiple images of child pornography can only be prosecuted for a single offense, not multiple counts based on the number of images or children