The Washington Legislature faces a Friday deadline on state budget and education negotiations. Much of their work has been done in secret: Citizens will get little time to review any agreement.
The Washington Legislature faces a Friday deadline on state budget and education negotiations. Much of their work has been done in secret: Citizens will get little time to review any agreement. Steve Bloom Staff file
The Washington Legislature faces a Friday deadline on state budget and education negotiations. Much of their work has been done in secret: Citizens will get little time to review any agreement. Steve Bloom Staff file

Secret talks mean public might have less than a day to review crucial budget

June 26, 2017 3:35 PM

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