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Special session decision to take more time

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on April 21, 2011 at 3:36 pm with 1 Comment »
April 21, 2011 5:01 pm

Gov. Chris Gregoire might announce her decision on timing a special session Friday, unless she doesn’t. “I’d say there is a very good chance we’ll have some clarity tomorrow,” spokeswoman Karina Shagren said this afternoon.

Lawmakers in the House and Senate are poised to keep working until adjourning their 105-day session tomorrow, which would be two days early. They have Senate and House versions of an operating budget to pass, a capital budget to reconcile and pass, measures to rein in construction debt and pension costs and a big bill dealing with workers compensation changes for people who become disabled.

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  1. taxedenoughintacoma says:

    pull the plug now and send the failures home. Democrats can’t lead or balance a budget without raising taxes.

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