Reporter for @thenewstribune covering Washington state government/politics. @UW alumna. Poetry and tacos. Got news tips? 360-357-0209

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I am a reporter covering the state Capitol in Olympia, Washington.

When I'm not writing about the Legislature and government agencies, I manage Capital Update, a mobile and tablet app for state government news.

My background includes training in HTML and Web design.

I also am experienced at takin...

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@MelissaSantos1 — 5,337 followers, 17,753 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

@VernalColeman Only statements from the Department of Homeland Security and the state's Republican elections officer...

Sep 24, 2017

Both parties now say they'll roll back a tax hike #waleg just approved. Is it all about a key Senate race?  #waelex

Sep 23, 2017

@MarcoLowe We will see! I hope we find a model that works soon

Sep 23, 2017

@MarcoLowe Yeah. It's like, "oh, you say the industry is changing? I never knew!" *looks around at empty desks*

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