Taylor McAvoy

Seattle Women’s March 2.0 | Photo gallery

Taylor McAvoy of the WNPA Olympia News Bureau was on the scene of the Seattle Women’s March 2.0 in Seattle on Saturday, Jan. 20. Here… Continue reading

Lawmakers advance a voluntary waiver of gun rights for those at risk | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - A bill giving people at risk of suicide the option to voluntarily give up their right to keep a firearm passed the Senate… Continue reading

State lawmakers re-consider eliminating statute of limitations on sex crimes | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - A bill passed in the State House of Representatives last year offers some hope for people who were sexually assaulted years ago and… Continue reading

Five firearm bills go before state lawmakers | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Nearly 1,000 people from law enforcement, gun rights groups, gun violence prevention groups, veterans, and Washington State residents signed in to support or… Continue reading

State lawmakers hear a proposal to outlaw sexual orientation conversion therapy

OLYMPIA - Lawmakers re-heard a bill on Thursday, Jan. 11 that would ban the practice of conversion therapy on any patient under 18 years old.… Continue reading

Gun rights activists call for a halt to five firearm bills | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - About 100 gun rights supporters rallied on the steps of the Capitol building in Olympia on Friday, Jan. 12. Most held signs and… Continue reading

Legislators consider expanding voting rights | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Voting rights legislation proposed by Democratic lawmakers aims to boost election turnout for young and low-income voters and enhance representation in communities often… Continue reading

State lawmakers to introduce ‘trigger modifications’ gun bill | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Senate Bill 5992, to be introduced to the state Legislature, would ban a gun parts intended to increase the weapon’s rate of fire.… Continue reading