Morning update: Session Day 44

Staff reportsFebruary 25, 2014 

The Washington state Legislative Building shown in a June 2013 file photo.

STEVE BLOOM — The Olympian

The Senate will host a memorial for former state Sen. Ted Bottiger Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Reception Room of the Legislative Building. Bottiger died Jan. 23 at age 81.

State lawmakers will meet in southern Thurston County this afternoon to shoot rifles, pistols and shotguns. Sen. Pam Roach organized the shootout at the Evergreen Sportsmen's Club in Littlerock. A team from each partisan legislative caucus will compete.

Lawmakers and state employees will have an opportunity Tuesday to test drive the latest electric vehicles. At noon, a parade of electric cars will start near the north steps of the Legislative Building, where representatives from the Department of Transportation, Department of Commerce and Western Washington Clean Cities will speak with legislators about the benefits of electric cars.


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