WA Legislature Convenes Second Special Session - State and Federal Communications

May 30, 2015  •  

WA Legislature Convenes Second Special Session

Washington State Senate chamberThe Washington Legislature adjourned its first special session on Thursday, May 28, 2015, only to immediately convene a second special session on Friday, May 29, 2015.

Gov. Jay Inslee called the second special session as a result of lawmakers’ inability to agree on a budget during the first special session.

Lawmakers must come to a budgetary agreement by July 1, 2015, or the state government could face a shutdown.

Photo of the Washington State Senate chamber by Lincolnite on Wikimedia Commons.

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