Friday, April 22, 2011

Governor: Special session to start Tuesday at 9 a.m.

With the Legislature failing to finish its work on the 2011-13 budget during the 103 day session (lawmakers are adjourning today two days early), Governor Gregoire announced today she will be calling a special session to convene at 9 a.m. this coming Tuesday. The Senate Ways and Means Committee has already scheduled a 2:30 p.m. public hearing on several bills for Tuesday. The Governor said at a press conference today that legislative leadership has committed to limit the scope of bills considered to those agreed upon in the proclamation she plans to issue once they adjourn. Here is a copy of that proclamation . . . READ MORE


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