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For those keeping track at home

Washington Votes, a Web site that offers information about the Legislature, legislators and legislation — as well as news and comments — has a rather telling set of figures.

There are three rolling counters. One for bills introduced, one for amendments introduced and one for new laws passed.

Tuesday’s counts:
2,292 bills introduced.
251 amendments introduced.
0 new laws passed.

The question is: Is that last figure a good thing or a bad thing?


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Jim Camden is a veteran political reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


Jonathan Brunt is an enterprise reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


Kip Hill is a general assignments reporter for The Spokesman-Review.

Nick Deshais covers Spokane City Hall for The Spokesman-Review.

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