State AG Ferguson to speak in Kent

Event set for Jan. 23

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Bob Ferguson.

Bob Ferguson.

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will speak about the McCleary school funding decision, the opioid epidemic and other topics at a Kent Sunrise Rotary event from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Ramada Conference Center, 22318 84th Ave. S.

The event is open to the public. The cost is $19.50 per person, which includes breakfast. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Please email Sandra Olsen at to receive an evite that will allow you to register for the event.

Ferguson expects to touch on the following topics:

• Legislative agenda overview

• Opioid epidemic, and the recent lawsuit against the opiate manufacturer

• Tobacco 21—the legislative push to raise the smoking age to 21 from 18

• McCleary (Washington State Supreme Court decision on education)

• Travel ban, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and related lawsuits

• Health care: activity regarding hospitals that are not appropriately administering the charity case rules

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