2021 session could result in giant step back from law and order
February 18, 2021
Times sure have changed in my nearly 30 years as a Washington state legislator.
When I was a freshman member of the House of Representatives in 1993, one of the top issues facing the Legislature was public safety. Crime, especially violent crime, had been rising both in Washington and nationally. Many citizens were demanding tougher punishment on criminals, including juvenile offenders. Althoug...