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By Olivia Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Updates to HB 1048

New bill protects voter rights


March 16, 2023

COLFAX – County Commissioners held a meeting at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 13.

Commissioner Art Swannack, of Colfax, updated information regarding current bills affecting the county and updates on the progress of pending bills.

Bill 1048 passed through the House of Representatives and is now currently sitting in the Senate.

“It was amended so as to slow down people from suing the county,” said Swannack, “One of the amendments changes is that a person has to have legal standing in court against a legal rights act. With this change, you have to have standing in Whitman County in order...

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