Did Lt. Governor just open Pandora's box on conference committee reports?
March 17, 2022
OLYMPIA–A lot happened in the final hours of session. One thing that may have gone under the radar was a ruling by Lt. Governor Denny Heck that creates the potential for significant anti-transparent legislative games to be played in conference committee reports in the waning days of session.
Conference Committee reports are what happens when the House and Senate can’t agree on a bill and fo...
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