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Bill to require law enforcement training put on ballot


August 29, 2018

In the wake of last week’s ruling on Initiative 1639, the Washington Supreme Court has issued another ruling that clears the way for ballots and voters’ pamphlets to be printed and delivered in time for November’s General Election.

Yesterday the Court ruled that Initiative 940, an initiative to the Legislature which lawmakers passed and immediately amended during the 2018 session, must appear on the ballot in its original form. This version was first submitted to the Office of the Secretary of State on May 23, 2017, and can be read in full on the Secretary of State’s website.

I-940 would require all Washington state law enforcement officers to receive violence de-escalation and me...

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