Legislature addresses Supreme Court ruling on drug possession

Dear friends and neighbors,

Through my legislative updates this year, I’ve shared information with you on a wide variety of topics being discussed in Olympia this session. From climate legislation, testifying remotely, taxes proposals and emergency powers, this legislative session has been one for the history books! Today I want to update you on a complex issue that we as lawmakers are in the middle of addressing right now.

State v. Blake

You may have heard in the news recently that the Washington State Supreme Court handed down a decision regarding drug possession. Today I want to share some background information with you on this subject as well as what the legislature is proposing in response to the court’s ruling.


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