Editorial: Bet on bill to steer veterans to legal help

If you are of a betting persuasion, take the odds on swift legislative action on bills that will help Washington veterans find free legal representation.

The measures, HB 2496 and SB 6300, are modeled after a pioneering program in Nevada that assisted its first clients last year. The idea was hatched by that state’s attorney general, Adam Paul Laxalt, a former U.S. Navy judge advocate general.