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Dozens of bills get Inslee’s signature

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OLYMPIA — With strokes of a pen, Gov. Jay Inslee approved statewide suicide prevention training for medical professionals, raised some motor vehicle fees to pay for a new ferry, banned most teens from tanning salons, toughened penalties for drunken drivers and required public records training for most elected officials.

Between the official signings of some four dozen bills in a marathon session Thursday morning, Inslee criticized the Legislature for exempting itself from rules it imposed on other officials. And when signing a new law with stronger economic protections for veterans and military personnel, the governor broke down in describing rescue efforts and the losses in the Oso mudslide, where he’d talked with families of victims the night before.

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