Governor Inslee Signs Bill Banning For-Profit Detention Into Law

Governor Inslee Signs Bill Banning For-Profit Detention Into Law

               Governor Inslee signed House Bill (HB) 1090 into law today, prohibiting the operation and use of private, for-profit detention facilities in the state. The bill signing marks a historic moment in the national movement to abolish for-profit prisons. With...
Call to Action: Support SB 5355

Call to Action: Support SB 5355

SB 5355: Establishing wage liens March 23rd @ 10am in the House Committee on Labor and Workplace Standards Wage theft disproportionately impacts immigrant workers, many of whom have language barriers and who are unlikely to take extra risks for fear of retaliation....
Easing the burden of legal debt

Easing the burden of legal debt

This session, the legislature introduced HB 1412, a bill that would provide low-income Washington residents with new and necessary opportunities to seek relief from legal financial obligations (LFOs). Legal debt in the form of LFOs continues to negatively impact...
Call to Action: Support HB 1344 & HB 1413

Call to Action: Support HB 1344 & HB 1413

HB 1344: Second Chances for People Incarcerated as Young Adults February 9th @ 8am in the Public Safety Committee HB 1344 allows anyone given a 15+ year sentence before the age of 25 to go before the parole board. This change would bring Washington State in line with...