January 26, 2023

Advocacy in Action! January 26, 2023

WSPTA member Dr. Gwen Loosmore encouraged House Education Committee members to pass HB 1230, a bill that would direct the state Department of Health to develop information about safe storage of medications and firearms to reduce youth suicide. As described by bill sponsor Rep. Lisa Callan, D-Issaquah, the department’s information could be accessed electronically and shared by school districts with students and families through school and district websites and social media. Listen to her testimony here.

Category: Advocacy , Legislative

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