Travis Elmore (in yellow shirt), a registered nurse for 14 years now representing the Washington State Nurses Association, addresses a rally on the steps of the Legislative building in Olympia on Wednesday. They were on hand to support HB 1155, legislation that concerns mandatory meal and rest break times for certain health care employees. (Steve Bloom / The Olympian)

Travis Elmore (in yellow shirt), a registered nurse for 14 years now representing the Washington State Nurses Association, addresses a rally on the steps of the Legislative building in Olympia on Wednesday. They were on hand to support HB 1155, legislation that concerns mandatory meal and rest break times for certain health care employees. (Steve Bloom / The Olympian)

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