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Melissa Santos

Melissa SantosStaff Reporter

Melissa Santos is formerly a Crosscut staff reporter who covered state politics and the Legislature. She came to Crosscut from The Seattle Times editorial board, where she wrote columns and opinion pieces focusing on state government. Prior to that, she spent eight years as a reporter at The News Tribune in Tacoma, including five years covering the state Capitol. Find her on Twitter at @MelissaSantos1 or email at

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