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Eye On Olympia archive for March 9, 2006


Bizarre ending to Senate's year...

What a weird way to end things.On Wednesday night, lawmakers in the normally fractious House of Representatives were pouring on the bipartisan, obviously heartfelt praise for retiring Rep. Don Cox, R-Colfax.In the normally collegial Senate, however, the year ended on a bitter note. According to…

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Snow falling on solons...

Perhaps it was a sign from God for lawmakers to get the hell out of town -- or, for those who have to brave the mountain passes to get home, an attempt to try to keep them in Olympia.Either way, shortly after the gavel fell…

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