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A surge in weapons purchases is creating too much work for Washington State regulators, and now government officials are looking to tap taxpayer money to help update their weapon database.  (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Wash. State Officials Ask Taxpayers For $400K To Track Soaring Handgun Sales

A surge in weapons purchases is creating too much work for Washington State regulators, and now government officials are looking to tap taxpayer money to help update their weapon database.

12/10/2013

File photo of a gun. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Local Lawmakers Alter Gun Control Bill

In order to ease the concerns of gun owners, Washington lawmakers seeking to expand background checks for gun sales have made a series of changes to their proposal.

CBS Seattle–02/13/2013