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WA Governor Signs Bill Protecting Tenants Facing Eviction

Housing & Homelessness | Policy Reform
Legislation gives tenants more time to pay rent and more options to remain in housing following an eviction notice....Read More

Bill Helps Consumers with Medical Debt in Collections

Systems Reform | General
Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that will strengthen protections for low-income consumers in Washington with medical bills that go to collection. ...Read More

Bill Doubles Notice Time for Rent Increase

Housing & Homelessness | Policy Reform
HB 1440 requires landlords statewide to give tenants a minimum of 60 days’ notice for any increase in rent....Read More
Housing & Homelessness | Policy Reform

WA Governor Signs Bill Protecting Tenants Facing Eviction

Systems Reform | General

Bill Helps Consumers with Medical Debt in Collections

Housing & Homelessness | Policy Reform

Bill Doubles Notice Time for Rent Increase

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In Response to Lawsuit, King County Agrees to End Practice of Solitary Confinement for Imprisoned Children

King County has agreed to ban solitary confinement of juveniles in all King County detention facilities, with some specific exceptions, according to a settlement signed today by Judge John C. Coughenour of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington...

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Legislature Tackles Harms of Medical Debt

State Representative Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma) and Senator David Frockt (D-Seattle) have introduced companion bills – House Bill 1531 and Senate Bill 5530, respectively – to protect Washingtonians from mounting medical bills by regulating medical debt collection practices.

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WA Governor Signs Bill Protecting Tenants Facing Eviction

Legislation gives tenants more time to pay rent and more options to remain in housing following an eviction notice.

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Yakima County to Stop Detaining Individuals Based on ICE Warrants

Yakima County jail will change its practice of holding individuals in county custody on an immigration hold past the time they are otherwise eligible for release from jail.

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Bill Helps Consumers with Medical Debt in Collections

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that will strengthen protections for low-income consumers in Washington with medical bills that go to collection.

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H-2A Farm Workers Settle Retaliation Case Against Larson Orchards and Labor Contractors

18 H-2A farm workers, through their union Familias Unidas por la Justicia, settled and dismissed their lawsuit against Larson Orchards Management, Inc. in exchange for an agreement to re-hire the workers in 2019 and monetary damages...

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