Complaint alleging racist language filed against lawmaker
Last updated 1/21/2020 at 6:36pm
This story is part of a continuing series of reports from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association, in partnership with the Edmonds Beacon.
Washington Asians for Equality and the American Coalition for Equality filed a complaint to the Secretary of Senate and Senate Counsels against Sen. Patty Kuderer (D-Bellevue), demanding an apology for her use of what they considered racist language.
The complaint, filed Monday, Jan. 20, was over something she said during a hearing before the Senate Housing and Affordability Committee on Friday, Jan. 17. Kuderer used the term "Chinese fire drill"...