Olympia Dispatch

10 Bills to Watch for This Legislative Session

Democratic lawmakers will be busy tackling a progressive agenda in the coming months.

01/22/2019 By Hayat Norimine

#MeToo

Advocates Push Again for a Bill to Remove the Deadline to Prosecute for Rape

The bill would allow rape survivors to pursue criminal charges regardless of the time passed since the crime. Earlier this year, it died in the Senate.

12/11/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Olympia Dispatch

State Won't Eliminate the Statute of Limitations on Adult Rape

The substitute bill approved by the Senate committee would eliminate the statute for only first-degree child rape and child molestation.

02/19/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Olympia Dispatch

House Approves Bill to Remove Statute of Limitations for Rape

State representatives voted 90-8 in favor of the bill.

02/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine

City

Afternoon Jolt: Two Students Survey Garfield on Rape

Students' survey finds unnervingly high approval ratings for rape among peers.

08/21/2014 By Casey Jaywork

City

Lessons from the Garfield High School Rape

The public needs to hold SPS accountable for its inadequate response to sexual violence.

08/11/2014 By Caitlin Sussman