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PLCC gets unexpected bi-partisan public support at hearing Thursday

Pine Lodge Corrections Center for Women in Medical Lake got unexpected bi-partisan public support at a Thursday hearing in the Senate Human Services and Corrections Committee. In a hearing on a sentencing alternative bill, Senate Majority Leader Sen. Lisa Brown, D-3rd Dist., was asked by committee member Sen. Val Stevens, R-39th Dist., if Pine Lodge …

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Ecology push for stricter WMS limits

Ecology members who have studied the growth of the Washington Management Service in depth used a hearing Monday on a bill limiting special pay for WMS employees to push for further reforms. Rep. Larry Seaquist, D-26th Dist., called the special pay freeze for WMS and exempt employees a “common sense temporary pause.”Local 443 Ecology member …

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MINUTES Public Safety Caucus 5/2008

PUBLIC SAFETY CAUCUS MEETING MAY 15, 2008 RED LION SEATAC PRESENT: Bill Copland, Co Chair (Commissioner) Jeff Brown, Co Chair Robert Milton, Co Chair Alice Rogers, Secretary Chris Leyendecker Terri VanAusdle Carol Dotlich Ginger Richardson Betsy McConnel Gutierrez Greg Davis Brian Gralapp Judith Lang STAFF:  Matt Zuvich, April Sims The meeting was called to order …

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MINUTES Public Safety Caucus 4/2008

PUBLIC SAFETY CAUCUS MEETING APRIL 11, 2008 VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON Present: Staff: April Sims, Don Barber, Greg Davis, Matt Zuvich The meeting was called to order by April Sims. Introductions:   Everyone, including staff introduced themselves and stated where they were from. The group was polled to find out why they were there and what they were …