Surrounded by gun reform advocates, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed three new gun control bills Tuesday morning, including a ban on the import and sale of high capacity and semiautomatic firearms. The new ban went into effect the moment the governor signed the bill. “Washington state is leading the way,” said Rep. Strom Peterson (D-Edmonds), … READ MORE
Since Strom Peterson was appointed to Snohomish County Council in late 2022, he’s been leading a busy life, simultaneously serving as a 21st Legislative District representative and a Snohomish County councilmember.
Snohomish County Council Member Strom Peterson has joined the Community Transit Board of Directors, attending his first meeting yesterday as a newly appointed member.
Current 21st District Rep. Strom Peterson has been selected to fill a vacant seat on the Snohomish County Council.
Edmonds resident and 21st District State Rep. Strom Peterson is the new Snohomish County Councilmember for District 3, which includes Edmonds, Woodway and most of Lynnwood.
Carin Chase had by far the most supporters present Thursday, but it was Strom Peterson who won the council’s unanimous vote.
The Washington House quickly assembled to pass a sports betting bill that will allow the state’s tribal casinos to offer wagering to customers. The measure passed with ease by the count of 83 to 14, sending the bill to the Senate for possible passage.
A bill that would allow sports betting in Washington State’s tribal casinos received overwhelming support from lawmakers. The bill was approved it in a House floor vote last week, setting the stage for the bill to become a law come springtime.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is pushing forward on a bill that would ban excessive solitary confinement for juveniles.