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Daily Archives: March 2nd, 2015

Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen upholds majority rule in the Washington State Senate

Excerpt: In a victory for democracy, sense, and the rule of law, Democratic Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen today ruled that a Republican-engineered Senate rules change to require two-thirds votes to advance revenue-raising bills is unenforceable because it violates the Washington State Constitution. Owen, who presides over the state Legislature’s upper chamber in his capacity as President […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Legislative Advocacy, Public Planning
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