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In August 2014, the state Supreme Court issued a decision calling attention to the improper “boarding” of mentally ill individuals, and inadequate treatment provided to mentally ill patients. In response to...

April 17, 2015

Rep. Walsh writes a column for her newspapers about why she originally supported House Bill 1588 and how her constituents changed her position.

March 1, 2013

  Legislation to allow corrections officers’ uniforms to be made by the private sector passed the Washington State Senate Feb. 29. House Bill 2346 was approved with a vote of 45-3....

March 1, 2012

  The House of Representatives has adopted two measures sponsored by Rep. Maureen Walsh. The first bill, passed Feb. 11, would end the practice of having corrections uniforms made by prison...

Feb. 13, 2012

  The House Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee today unanimously passed a measure to allow correctional officers’ uniforms be made by the private sector, rather than inmates. House Bill 2346,...

Jan. 27, 2012