Monday, March 14, 2016

Bill to Reinstate Affirmative Action in Washington State Dies in Committee

By Sharayah Lane, Seattle Medium

A bill that would repeal I-200, the vote-passed initiative that effectively banned affirmative action for public institutions in the state, was dead on arrival at the state Legislature this session. House Bill 2822 would repeal the controversial initiative that voters approved in 1998 and reinstate mandatory anti-discriminatory practices for public institutions in Washington state, but it did not move past the House Capital Budget Committee

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