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On July 26, 1788, New York became the eleventh state of the Union.
It is often referred to as New York State to distinguish is from New York city.
Washington is the second most populous state on the West Coast and in the Western United States, after California.
Mount Rainier, an active stratovolcano, is the state's highest elevation at almost 14,411 feet (4,392 m) and is the most topographically prominent mountain in the contiguous United States. Its rugged surface is rich in stands of Douglas fir, hemlock, ponderosa pine, white pine, spruce, larch, and cedar.
The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) assures the people access to government records.
The Open Meetings Law (OML) gives the people the right to attend meetings of governing bodies.
This one idea – or ideal, if you prefer – places the burden of proof on the State to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that someone is guilty of an offense.
What that means is the State simply can’t accuse someone of committing an offense, jail them, smear their name and hold them unless and until the accused manages to prove their innocence.
They ignore history and historical precedence in pushing for a system, within the legal system and on our college campuses and in our military, that shoves us back centuries of jurisprudence and assumes that every male accused of sexual assault is guilty.