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Eye On Olympia

Lawmakers returning to Olympia in October and December…

No, not for a special session. Just for "assembly days," the legislature's periodic gatherings to hold hearings and figure out what to put on the plate for the next session -- now just six months away.

This year, the meetings will be later than normal:

-Oct. 1-2 (Thursday and Friday)

-and Dec. 3-4 (also Thursday and Friday)

As Senate and House administrators noted in an email today, "the schedule also allows time for development of a legislative response to the September 17th revenue forecast, if necessary."

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