Political Buzz

Talking WA politics.

NOTICE: Political Buzz has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Political Buzz.
Visit the new section.

House panel rejects GOP budget revisions

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on Dec. 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm | No Comments »
December 13, 2011 4:21 pm

Democrats in the House Ways and Means Committee resisted efforts to add amendments to the $480 million budget-gap-closure bill today. Every amendment from Republicans failed to get enough votes to get out of committee.

Eventually, the underlying House Bill 2058 passed on a 24-to-1 vote with two members absent this morning. Republican Rep. Bill Hinkle of Cle Elum cast the lone no vote.

Read full post.

General Politics
The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for thenewstribune.com. Report violators to webmaster@thenewstribune.com.