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Daily Archives: December 15th, 2011

Senate Republicans propose constitutional amendment to prohibit unfunded mandates

Excerpt: A group of Repub­li­cans in Wash­ing­ton’s state Sen­ate, includ­ing Minor­i­ty Leader Mike Hewitt and Repub­li­can floor leader Mark Schoesler, have teamed up with two Demo­c­ra­t­ic sen­a­tors (Nick Harp­er, Deb­bie Regala) to pro­pose a con­sti­tu­tion­al amend­ment that would pro­hib­it unfund­ed man­dates. (An unfund­ed man­date is an ini­tia­tive that cre­ates a new ser­vice or requires a ser­vice […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Open Government
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