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CCRLD played role in Senate Bill 5824

OLYMPIA - On Tuesday, March 26, Senate Bill 5824, sponsored by Sen. Sam Hunt (D-Olympia) and requested by Secretary of State Steve Hobbs, was signed into law in Olympia. The bill raised the required number of petitioners from 10% to 25% of eligible voters. In addition, eligible voters include all residents who pay taxes to fund the library district.

"The Dayton library was on the verge of becoming the first library in the country to shut down because of a dispute over the books inside," Hunt said. "We're just trying to give all people a fair say in what happens to their library and not let min...


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