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Years of Focused Persistence Pay Off

The 2018 legislative successes resulted from years of building relationships with allies, as well as legislators and their staffs. Finally, prisoners’ Legal Financial Obligations no longer accrue interest at 12% while they are in prison.  Quaker Voice led the successful 2018 effort to establish an independent corrections ombuds, concluding work…

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Quaker Lobby Day 2018 Invite

Hello, Friends! You are getting this email because you are on the Quaker Voice Activist list. We're excited that you're interested! We hope your New Year is going well; together, we can make it better. Quaker Lobby Day (10th Annual!) Monday, February 19, 2018 (Presidents’ Day), 9:00-3:00Olympia Friends Meeting House…

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Call to Join the 4th Annual Meeting of Quaker Voice

CALL to the 4th Annual Meeting of PLEASE COME ~ Bring a Friend Provide a Voice from you Meeting or Church Saturday, September 29, 2018 9 AM~3 PM Eastside Friends Meeting 4160 158th Ave SE, Bellevue Approve a new Board of Directors Listen interactively with Lobbyist Noah Martin— Strategies for…

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Ombuds Passed

Friends, Quaker Voice's very high profile bill for an independent corrections ombuds has just passed the Public Safety Committee on a 9-2 vote and must be voted out of House Appropriations by Tuesday to remain alive this year. One of your representatives is on this Committee. Intense effort is now…

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Abolish the Death Penalty

Friends, This year we have the best chance in years to abolish the death penalty in Washington State. SB 6052 is in the Senate Rules Committee and needs to be brought to the floor for a vote in the full Senate by Wednesday, Feb. 14. Can you ask your state…

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Quaker Voice Alert: Our Ombuds Legislation

 Friends, Our high-priority bill HB 1889 -- to establish an Independent Corrections ombuds -- is now poised for a final vote in the state Senate.  It has passed the House and been voted out of the Senate Rules Committee. If it passes the Senate then it will be brought to…

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