105-day session kicks off January 14th with ceremonies and bills
Prepared by Marie Sullivan, WSPTA Legislative Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org
The 66th Legislature convened Monday, January 14, 2019, with Democrats holding majorities in the House and Senate and in the Governor’s Office. Monday kicked off with swearing in a large group of new members, with family and friends invited to attend the festivities. Usually reserved for Presidential year elections, the turnover in both chambers – and with both parties – was significant in 2018, with large freshman classes in both the House and the Senate. On Tuesday at 11:30 a.m., Governor Inslee will deliver an address to a joint session of the Legislature, when he is expected to focus on his policy and budget priorities. Read more here.
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