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A session in which the public was not allowed

As I gladly readjust to normal life in Ritzville after spending nearly every day of the past four months in Olympia, I have good news and bad news to report.

The good news is that the 2021 legislative session ended on time last Sunday. April 25, 2021. In fact, we finished for good early that evening, before darkness fell on Olympia. In my nearly 30 years as a legislator, there have been only a few...