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Eye On Olympia

More troopers on the roads…

“Your chances of being killed by a drunk driver are far higher than your chances of being killed by a terrorist on a boat.”

-- Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen, complaining about a federal mandate that forced the state to take 18 state troopers off the roads for ferry security. The Senate transportation budget includes money to hire 12 more for roads.



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