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Inslee Signs Gender-Neutral Language Bill

Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday signed off on the final installment of a six-year effort to make language in the state’s copious laws gender-neutral.

CBS Seattle–04/23/2013

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State Lawmakers Consider Gender-Neutral Language Bill

Over the past six years, state officials have engaged in the onerous task of changing the language used in the state’s copious laws, including thousands of words and phrases, many written more than a century ago when the idea of women working on police forces or on fishing boats wasn’t a consideration.

CBS Seattle–02/04/2013