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Eye On Olympia archive for Feb. 15, 2007

THURSDAY, FEB. 15, 2007

"This is why I came to Olympia."

That's freshman Sen. Chris Marr, after the Senate overwhelmingly passed his bill to add tens of thousands of low- and middle-income kids to state-subsidized health coverage over the next two years.Click here to read the full print story.

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Putting their hearts into it...

Valentines' Day promotions:-Sen. Janea Holmquist, who yesterday introduced a bill "to reinstate the voters' first and true love: the blanket primary." (SB 6048) The bill would reinstate the vote-for-anyone-in-any-party primary the state had for decades until a party lawsuit torpedoed it. To avoid a repeat,…

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