Top members of state’s congressional delegation drop in at Legislature to explain ‘sequestration’ situation
Washington state legislators got a friendly visit Wednesday from two top members of their congressional delegation – U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Murray met with Democrats in the House and Senate, while McMorris Rodgers met with her kindred Republicans in the two chambers. Neither sounded alarms that the spending-cuts situation – dubbed “sequestration” – is dire. At least not yet.
“I’m telling them that next week I have legislation that will be on the Senate floor to replace sequestration in a smart way – that moves …