Posts Tagged ‘Cary Condotta’

2018 Session: Reps. Condotta, Steele Talk Passage of Capital Budget, Water Bill

12th District Representatives Mike Steele and Cary Condotta join Dan Langager every Friday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2018 legislative session in Olympia. Today they talk about the passage of a Hirst-related water rights bill and the two-year capital budget. Top state lawmakers reached a deal on the complex rural water dispute that…

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2018 Session: Reps. Condotta, Steele Talk Capital Budget, Carbon Tax, Hirst Decision

12th District Representatives Mike Steele and Cary Condotta join Dan Langager every Friday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2018 legislative session in Olympia. Today they talk about starting the session, being in the minority, the likely passage of the capital budget, thoughts on Gov. Inslee’s proposed carbon tax, water rights, school lunches and more.…

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Legislature Ends 2017 Session Without Capital Budget, Water Rights Bill

The House and Senate officially adjourned their third special session, but lawmakers left on a sour note after a dispute over a water rights bill prevented a vote on a two-year capital budget. Legislative leaders had previously said they were likely to adjourn earlier in the day after negotiations broke down Wednesday on a water…

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Condotta, Steele: Capital Budget Hinges on Water Rights Fix

Lawmakers have just two more days to agree on a “fix” to the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision on water rights and wells. The capital construction budget still needs to be sent to the governor’s desk, but Republicans say they won’t do so until Jay Inslee has signed the Hirst legislation. But the third special…

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State Senate Re-Passes Hirst ‘Fix,’ No Compromise in Sight on Education

In its first vote of the special session, the state Senate approved passed legislation to provide a so-called “fix” to the Supreme Court’s Hirst decision. Sponsored by Moses Lake Senator Judy Warnick, chair of the Senate committee on water, the legislation was approved with a bipartisan Senate vote during the 2017 regular session. However, the…

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