Attorney General Rob McKenna agrees: "This ruling affirms the rights of states to withhold the right to vote from those who've committed the most serious crimes against society."
Toppenish restaurant owner Jose Gatica recently told KIMA TV last year his Las Palomas restaurant was tagged at least three times a month. This year, he says, the amount of graffiti has dropped.
KIMA TV in Yakima today reports that gang activity across the city of Toppenish has been reduced by half-- thanks to a committed community working together. The Washington State Attorney General's Office has been working with community leaders, law enforcement and legislators to pass legislation to assist in the fight against gangs-- and will continue this effort into the future.
If you think prescription drug abuse is isolated by a few individual incidents, think again.
Following a news conference at Central Washington University last week, Attorney General McKenna appeared on KING TV's "New Day Northwest" program to talk about the threat of alcoholic energy drinks