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House unanimously approves Mosbrucker bill

 

January 22, 2020

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HITS THE GROUND RUNNING: Rep. Gina Mosbrucker on opening day of the 2020 Washington State Legislature. Her new bill has been unanimously passed by the House.

A measure from Rep. Gina Mosbrucker that would create a Joint Legislative Task Force to identify the role of the workplace in helping to curb domestic violence gained unanimous approval Thursday in the Washington State House of Representatives. It was the second policy bill to pass the House since the Legislature reconvened for the 2020 session Jan. 13.

"Over the past two years as I've become involved in the very sensitive issue of domestic violence abuse, one of the first things I learned was when victims go to work, it's not just to earn a paycheck. They're going because it's a safe place," said Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale. "If that's the one place they feel safe throughout the day away fr...



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