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Legislative Commentary


March 15, 2018

The legislative session ended late Thursday night, on schedule. Unfortunately, wrapping up on time was about the only good thing I can say about our entire final week in Olympia.

We saw the new Senate majority ignore the state constitution, starve the state’s rainy-day fund, and refuse to roll back the school-tax increase that has caused a property-tax spike statewide, and that was just in the final two days of the session.

I’m glad it is over, and I am looking back to getting home and onto a tractor.

In what is probably my final weekly commentary for the year, here are a few wins a...

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