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April 6, 2023

4 Gems in the Budget

Darlings– *Big Hunger Games Voice* Our Top Six all survived cutoff and moved out of their Senate policy committees. That’s good news. Other good news? The Washington Supreme Court ruled…
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March 30, 2023

The Budgets Are Coming!

Darlings– The sun is shining. Birds are chirping. Our seeds are in the ground, and the legislature is laying the seeds for the next couple years of spending in the…
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March 28, 2023

Abolish the Senate?

Snickerdoodles— We’re halfway through the long session, yet the drama is just beginning. It’s the first week in the opposite chamber for bills that cleared the first House of Origin…
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March 13, 2023

Who Killed Bill

Beloveds– With fiscal cutoff behind us this week, we’re mourning some of our top nine. House of Origin cutoff looms and we’re in the frenzy of trying to get first…
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March 2, 2023

3 Ways to Move a Legislator

Mon cherie — Welcome to week seven! If you’re new here, here’s a quick legislative session refresher. If you’ve been around the Tally block, let’s dive in: Last Friday was…