washington state legislation

DREAM Act Still Alive In State
One policy bill that could make a comeback during the Special Session is the state's DREAM Act.
A spokesperson for OneAmerica, a pro-immigration reform group said the bill is referenced in the House Budget, which essentially keeps it alive...
Referendum 73 Filed To Overturn Same Sex Marriage Law
Challengers of Washington’s newly signed gay-marriage bill have filed a referendum challenge.  Less than four hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed into law the bill authorizing civil marriage for same-sex couples, SB6239, Joseph Backholm of Preserve Marriage Washington fil…
Gov. Gregorie Signs Historic Legislation
Before hundreds of marriage equality advocates and supporters, Gov. Chris Gregoire today signed historic legislation that makes Washington the 7th state in the nation to allow same-sex couples to marry.
“As governor for more than seven years, this is one of my proudest moments,&CloseCurlyDou…