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It’s time to right the wrong of jailing runaways

I couldn’t agree more with the Op-Ed written by King County’s Department of Public Defense Director Anita Khandelwal. This could have been prevented long ago. That’s why I opposed the “Becca Bill” in 1995 as a brand-new Washington state senator. The “Becca Bill” allowed judges to order kids to be incarcerated for being truant from...

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