Governor signs Tiffany Hill Act Law named for Clark County mother offers high-tech help to domestic-violence victims OLYMPIA… The Tiffany Hill Act was signed this afternoon in a ceremony at the Capitol, capping a three-year effort by Sen. Lynda Wilson to give domestic-violence victims access to technology that can help protect them from further abuse.... Read More...
Firearms dealers are ‘essential’ to public safety, governor told VANCOUVER… It’s a mistake for licensed firearms dealers across Washington to be forcibly closed while the governor’s open-ended March 23 stay-at-home order is in place, Sen. Lynda Wilson says. Today she delivered letters to Gov. Jay Inslee from state lawmakers and law-enforcement leaders explaining why convenient access to firearms and... Read More...
E-Newsletter: Resources related to COVID-19 outbreak Hello Friends and Neighbors, You’re likely being reminded of the COVID-19 outbreak at every turn, as I am. Many in our state are mourning the loss of loved ones, including here in Clark County — where, sadly, the four confirmed cases of the virus have led to three deaths. I’m... Read More...
Tiffany Hill Act wins final approval from Legislature OLYMPIA… Another unanimous vote by the state Senate this afternoon brought the final approval of the Tiffany Hill Act. Named for the 35-year-old mother of three who was murdered by her estranged husband Nov. 26 in Clark County, the law created by Senate Bill 5149 will promote the real-time electronic... Read More...
In the News: Washington House unanimously approves Tiffany Hill Act The Columbian, Vancouver A bill to provide electronic monitoring and real-time victim notification is close to becoming state law, three months after a Vancouver woman was killed by her estranged husband. The Washington House voted 96-0 Wednesday to approve Senate Bill 5149, named “The Tiffany Hill Act.” The former Marine sergeant... Read More...
House unanimously passes Tiffany Hill Act OLYMPIA… Today the state House of Representatives joined the Senate in unanimously approving the Tiffany Hill Act, which will help victims of domestic violence and similar crimes to protect themselves. The bill’s prime sponsor, Sen. Lynda Wilson, said once a minor change made by the House is confirmed by the... Read More...