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Gov. Inslee Calls Lawmakers Back for Third Special Session
Gov. Inslee Calls Lawmakers Back for Third Special Session
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has called lawmakers back for a third special session, saying that "the clock is running out" before the state faces a partial government shutdown. Lawmakers have been struggling to reach consensus on how write a budget that also satisfies a state Supreme Court mandate on education funding and have not been able to reach an agreement on a new two-yea
Budget Negotiations Ongoing in Washington Legislature
Budget Negotiations Ongoing in Washington Legislature
  OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington lawmakers, in their second week of an overtime special session, continue working toward a supplemental budget deal but have not yet reached an agreement. Republican Sen. Andy Hill, one of the negotiators, said Tuesday that "significant progress" was made in the last week and that there was still a possibility that lawmakers could finish their work by th