Tarra Simmons lays out why she championed a new law that restores voting rights to people on probation and parole once she joined Washington’s state legislature.
Daniel Nichanian Apr 08, 2021
An emboldened progressive majority on Washington State’s highest court struck down a law that criminalized drug possession and expanded restrictions on life without parole.
Daniel Nichanian Mar 17, 2021
Advocates stress that automating the expungement process will help protect people with past charges or convictions from the economic devastation of COVID-19.
Rachel M. Cohen May 19, 2020
What newly-appointed G. Helen Whitener does next will shape whether Washington State moves in a more progressive direction.
Kyle C. Barry Apr 23, 2020
The new citizenship question and the longstanding practice of prison gerrymandering weaponize the census to change the racial geography of power.