With measles outbreaks in multiple states and growing backlash against the anti-vaccination movement, Washington Health Secretary John Wiesman urged lawmakers and concerned Americans to take action.
"sheriffs that are non compliant will be shot. by me."
"A philosophical or personal objection may not be used to exempt a child from the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine," Washington State House Bill 1638 reads.
Washington is the model of the citizen-statesman that most every one of those who followed him into the nation's highest office has sought to emulate.
Scientists identified anti-vaccination hot spots in 12 states.
Until the 1990s, the disease would kill 500,000 children every year.
She said the experience was the "worst feeling ever."
The outbreak comes after 2018 was found to be the second worst year for cases of measles in the U.S. since 2000.
Clark County has confirmed 23 cases since January 1.
"Travel, hiring, contracting, public affairs, and other activities will continue to operate in a constrained manner," a State Department spokesperson told Newsweek.
China promises response if Washington pushes forward with its demand for the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who was detained in Canada in December.
Washington state lawmakers look to sidestep school district fears about losing federal funding should they allow students to receive marijuana-based treatments at K-12 campuses.
Capitol Lounge, one of the first bars to respond to the government shutdown, is offering "shutdown cocktails" at $5 a drink for anyone with a federal employee I.D.
"We shouldn't be punishing people for something that is no longer illegal in Washington state," Inslee tweeted.
High schools that start at later times in the day allow students to get more sleep without moving their bedtime and are correlated with improved grades and better attendance.
Daniel Wood, 57, of Mill Creek, pleaded guilty on November 20 after detectives found his remote cabin in the woods.
The poll finds that Americans think President Donald Trump and the media are almost equally to blame for a worsening atmosphere in Washington D.C.
The woman used tap water instead of sterilized liquid to rinse her sinuses.
Curry is the first African-American to lead the Episcopal Church.