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Decline in COVID-19 Hospitalizations Statewide and in NCW Partially Linked to Deaths
Decline in COVID-19 Hospitalizations Statewide and in NCW Partially Linked to Deaths
Chelan and Douglas Counties are seeing a small reduction in COVID-19 hospitalizations, which reflects a statewide trend. The Washington State Hospital Association credits the drop to an increase in vaccinations. But Association CEO Cassie Sauer says there's also a downside to the reduction "The reason it is not good news is that one of the reasons the hospitalizations are falling is that deat
Inslee Won’t Call Special Session to Address New Policing Laws
Inslee Won’t Call Special Session to Address New Policing Laws
Governor Jay Inslee's office responded to calls by various law enforcement agencies across Washington State asking for a special session of the legislature to adjust and further define many of the newest policing laws. In a statement, Press Secretary Mike Faulk said, "We strongly disagree with some of the interpretations of these new laws coming from some localities, and efforts are underway
Washington Sheriff’s Association Sends Letter to Gov Inslee Asking for Special Session on Policing Laws
Washington Sheriff’s Association Sends Letter to Gov Inslee Asking for Special Session on Policing Laws
The Washington State Sheriff's Association is formally asking Governor Jay Inslee to call a special session of the state legislature to address new policing laws. A letter sent to Inslee by the association says the laws are confusing, hard to interpret and hinder officers from responding to emergency calls from the public ...

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