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Gov. Jay Inslee signs the new family leave law. The bill's main sponsor, Sen. Joe Fain, is on the left, holding a child.
The Temple of Justice, home to Washington's State Supreme Court.
The Washington State Capitol
Washington's state capitol building is seen across Capitol Lake.
The state Capitol building in Olympia.
Students at Seattle Central College are paying extra for computer modernization as are students statewide.
The Capitol Building in Olympia, Washington.
North Face of Mount Baker
Gov. Jay Inslee at a recent press conference.