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WA Lege Day 21: Hearings, hearings and more hearings

OLYMPIA -- All the action is in committee hearings today, where everything from domestic violence to ferries to elections are subjects of bills under review.

Senate Government Operations has 10 a.m. hearing on a string of bills, including one  to make it easier for troops overseas to vote by fax, and would also move the primary election date back two weeks to the beginning of August.

House Judiciary takes up bills on court orders on stalking and protection from domestic violence at 1:30 p.m.

House Transportation has a work session on possible changes in the state ferry system and a hearing on a bill involving its management at 3:30 p.m.

Jim Camden
Jim Camden joined The Spokesman-Review in 1981 and retired in 2021. He is currently the political and state government correspondent covering Washington state.

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