State of the State 2023

The Stranger's big-ass preview of Washington's 2023 legislative session.

We're talking guns, abortion, housing, police reform, health care, taxing the rich, and steamrolling the GOP! Or maybe not. 

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The Stranger’s Big-Ass Preview of Washington's 2023 Legislative Session

Guns! Abortion! Housing! Police Reform! Health Care! Taxing the Rich! And Steamrolling the GOP! Or Not.

Are We Going to Tax the Rich or What?

Probably Only If You Scream at Your State Reps for the Next Several Years

Ambitious Housing Reform Has a Real Shot This Year

Years Into a Housing Crisis, the State Might Let Us Build More Places to Live This Year!

Get Jesus Out of Our Uteruses

Democrats Vow to Make Washington an Abortion Sanctuary

Washington Takes Aim at the Gun Industry

We’re Banning Assault Weapons! Requiring Gun Permits! And Unleashing Bob Ferguson! Maybe!

Washington's Next Police Reform Battle

Ending Qualified Immunity Won't Be Easy, but It's Necessary

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