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By Josh Kelety
WNPA Olympia News Bureau 

Legislators exempt selves from disclosure


Last updated 3/14/2018 at 4:50pm

When Governor Jay Inslee vetoed Senate Bill 6617 recently, he had some time to spare. But not much.

The governor had until 11:59 p.m. to decide whether to sign the controversial bill, veto it entirely, partially veto it, or let it pass without his signature. He faced the prospect that Legislators might override his veto with a supermajority vote, a reasonable threat considering that the bill had been passed with an overwhelming majority on Friday, Feb. 23.

It wasn’t until 9 p.m. that Inslee’s office sent out a press release stating that the governor had vetoed the legislation, which w...

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