This spring, Richmond is one of the faces of the Bellevue track team that has previously relied on the likes of Budda Baker, Myles Jack and Sam’s brother, Max, to build a streak of three consecutive 3A state titles for the Wolverines.
Nashville’s district attorney has called a halt to coerced sterilizations, which evoke a time when minorities, the poor and those considered mentally unfit were forced to undergo medical procedures to prevent them from having children.
Gov. Jay Inslee has declined — for now, at least — a call by a Latino activist group asking him to direct the state attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the fatal shooting of a man by three police officers last month in Pasco.
House Democrats propose to raise $1.5 billion in new revenue over the next two years to pay for the state’s education and social-service spending. A capital-gains tax is included in their budget plan — but not the governor’s proposed tax on big carbon polluters.