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Eye On Olympia archive for April 16, 2007

MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2007


Olympia in the rear-view mirror...

Most of the action remains subterranean right now, with a handful of key lawmakers hashing out deals behind closed doors.After an informal poll of staffers and lobbyists, the betting seems to be for the budget to come out sometime Wednesday, with the session wrapping up…

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Keep the change, judge...

One thing that doesn't come across on TVW or much of the news coverage out of Olympia is how choreographed and scripted most (but not all) of the House and Senate floor debate is. Daily, tourists and visitors sit in the galleries, presumably expecting some…

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Short takes and breaking news from the Washington Legislature and the state capital.