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Morning update: Special session Day 3

Post by Jordan Schrader / The News Tribune on Nov. 30, 2011 at 8:50 am |
November 30, 2011 8:50 am

A group of lawmakers are starting their day hearing about various potential pieces of legislation affecting the military and veterans.

That includes a proposal to expedite the professional licensing process for military spouses.

House leaders will decide whether to have a floor vote today on the bailout of a Wenatchee arena. But the real obstacle to the loan may be in the Senate.

Demonstrators will continue their push for higher taxes on businesses and the rich with some mid-day theater. Protesters plan to impersonate the “1 percent” of wealthiest Americans, complete with top hats, monocles and tiaras.

Here’s their satiric manifesto.

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