We visited State Senator Mike Padden in his district office in Spokane Valley. In this podcast interview, Padden talks through the details and implications of the Hirst decision, and how that issue became so central to the close of the legislative session.
He also spends time talking through ongoing concerns with the Department of Corrections, legislation he passed this session related to public safety, and hearings he has planned for October related to DoC.
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