Gov. Inslee extends shutdown to Jan. 11
Large protest planned for that day on state Capitol campus
Last updated 12/30/2020 at 10:57pm
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee this morning extended his coronavirus lockdown measures until 11:59 p.m. Jan. 11, “unless otherwise extended.”
Jan. 11 is the opening day of the upcoming legislative session, and Democrats Sen. Andy Billig of Spokane and Laurie Jinkins of Tacoma have said there won't be public access to government buildings. Billig is the Senate majority leader and Jinkins is the House majority leader.
They are two of the so-called "four corners" of leadership in the Legislature. The remaining two "corners" are Republicans Rep. J.T. Wilcox of Yelm and Sen. John Braun of Centr...