Cameron Sheppard

Senate passes bill requiring comprehensive sex-ed in public schools | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - A proposed law to require school districts to implement a comprehensive sexual education curriculum emphasizing healthy relationships and consent was passed after a… Continue reading


Lawmakers move to limit companies that trade your data | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Washington lawmakers have proposed groundbreaking legislation that aims to give consumers more control over their digitally-collected personal data and image. Senate Bill 6281,… Continue reading


Industry leaders worry clean-fuel program could hurt economy| 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Democrats in the state Legislature are backing bills aimed at reducing carbon emissions and pollutants put into the atmosphere by transportation fuels with… Continue reading


Republicans aim to guarantee $30 car tabs amid court hang-up | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - As Initiative 976, the car tabs measure approved by voters in November, is held up in the Washington Supreme Court, Republicans proposed laws… Continue reading

A first for the House | 2020 Legislative Session

The 2020 Washington State Legislative session began Monday, Jan. 13, with an opening ceremony in which Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, was sworn in as Speaker… Continue reading

Homeless emergency grabs the attention of lawmakers| 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Lawmakers are scrambling to confront a crisis that leaves people sleeping out in the cold and rain. The complex of contributing factors of… Continue reading