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Eye On Olympia

The critical questions of state…

"Does it cover toilet paper?"
          -Sen. Jerome Delvin, expressing misgivings about Senate Bill 2287, which would mandate that state government use recycled paper whenever possible.

(Answer, from bill Sen. Jim Hargrove, whose district includes a major recycling mill: "No, this is actually print paper.")

The bill passed, 47 yes to 1 no. Delvin voted no.



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