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2020 Washington State Legislature adjourns Sine Die after upping COVID-19 response

Excerpt: Lawmakers are heading home from Olympia after concluding a sixty day, even-numbered year regular session.
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It’s over: 2018 session of the Washington State Legislature adjourned Sine Die

Excerpt: The Washington State Legislature is going home. Having spent sixty days working to craft three budgets and pass a long list of policy bills (many liberated from the Republicans' graveyard of progress), lawmakers in the Democratic-controlled House and Senate jubilantly voted to adjourn Sine Die tonight.
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Washington State Legislature adjourns 2016 session Sine Die; special session needed

Excerpt: Not long ago, the Wash­ing­ton State Leg­is­la­ture adjourned its 2016 reg­u­lar ses­sion Sine Die, fol­low­ing the adop­tion of HCR 4417 by the House and Sen­ate. Though the reg­u­lar ses­sion is now offi­cial­ly over, law­mak­ers can­not head home just yet, as their work is unfin­ished (sur­prise, sur­prise). Gov­er­nor Jay Inslee plans to call a spe­cial ses­sion […]
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Washington State Legislature adjourns Sine Die, again (for real this time!)

Excerpt: Hav­ing reached agree­ment on the specifics of an oper­at­ing bud­get, trans­porta­tion pack­age, and plan for delay­ing imple­men­ta­tion of last year’s ini­tia­tive to low­er class size, the Wash­ing­ton State Leg­is­la­ture today adjourned its third spe­cial ses­sion sine die, with exhaust­ed law­mak­ers and leg­isla­tive staff breath­ing a sigh of relief. The Leg­is­la­ture began its 2015 ses­sion a […]
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