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Morning update: Day 16

Post by Jordan Schrader / The News Tribune on Jan. 24, 2012 at 7:30 am |
January 24, 2012 7:38 am

A day after a visit from hundreds of gay-marriage opponents, state lawmakers will see advocacy efforts on other fronts today:

  • A coalition of college advocates says more than two dozen regents and trustees from four-year and two-year colleges will be in Olympia today lobbying against further cuts to higher education.
  • Small businesses owners will join the Washington Policy Center think tank calling on the Legislature to pass laws they say will make Washington a better environment for business.
  • In-home health-care workers, some with elderly and disabled clients, will ask lawmakers to stop cuts to long-term care. They plan a march and meetings with lawmakers.

Bills up for public hearings today include:

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