Bill on domestic violence passes
February 27, 2019
A bill that would require the state’s Employment Security Department to create a poster with information about domestic violence resources that could be displayed in the workplace passed the House of Representatives last Wednesday.
On the House floor, Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, who sponsored the legislation, said domestic violence is a serious issue that affects many people.
“One in three women and men have been affected by domestic violence from an intimate partner. There were more than 54,000 domestic violence calls to law enforcement in Washington state in 2017. For example, in Central Washington, there was a woman beaten to death with a baseball bat, and another who was a...