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Morning update: Session Day 38

Post by Jordan Schrader / The News Tribune on Feb. 20, 2013 at 8:45 am | No Comments »
February 20, 2013 8:46 am

House Democrats are rolling out their plan for new transportation taxes at a 12:15 p.m. news conference today.

Gov. Jay Inslee is testifying on Senate Bill 5802, his proposal to develop recommendations to achieve the state’s greenhouse gas emissions limits, at an 8 a.m. public hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment & Telecommunications.

The House Judiciary Committee is considering a proposal changing the rules on criminal background checks for gun purchases.

The Senate Commerce & Labor Committee will hold a public hearing on four bills covering sick leave and family medical leave at 1:30 p.m.

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