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April Fools: Pol wants to pull double duty in Senate, House

Post by Jordan Schrader / The News Tribune on April 1, 2011 at 9:15 am with No Comments »
April 1, 2011 9:15 am

Sen. Craig Pridemore says he will seek to be appointed to a vacant state House seat, serving in both the House and Senate at the same time.

The Vancouver Democrat’s news release just happens to have come out on April Fools’ Day.

The truth is, it’s been difficult for me to make ends meet on just one legislative salary. With two of them, I think I can live well and both the Senate and House will benefit from having somebody around who can truly understand both institutions.  The offices aren’t that far apart, and God knows I can use the exercise running back and forth between chambers.

In case there’s any doubt, his release quotes a Clark County commissioner saying: “Considering the date, I’m not at all surprised to hear he’s considering going for it.

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