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Eye On Olympia archive for March 11, 2008

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2008

To confirm, Orr not...

In Washington, the governor appoints hundreds of people to all manner of boards and commissions. There's the affordable housing advisory board, the Interagency Committee of State Employed Women, even a committee charged with looking after the capitol furniture.Many must be confirmed by the state Senate.…

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Of clam chowder, explosives, and towel fees...

All of which you'll get to if you click on the jump link below.From this morning's print edition:Maybe it's not a coincidence that House Bill 3381 mentions the word "explosives" 16 times.State lawmakers Monday night found themselves faced with an unpalatable prospect in a big…

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