House debate still going

By: - May 16, 2023 2:31 pm

As House debate neared one hour, Rep. David Hackney, D-Tukwila, began with a line from a Neil Young song, “I’ve seen the needle and the damage done” to bolster his argument that the Legislature needed to act.

But, he noted, “Even if this bill is passed today, we are not done with this issue.”

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Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

Jerry Cornfield joined the Standard after 20 years covering Olympia statehouse news for The Everett Herald. Earlier in his career, he worked for daily and weekly papers in Santa Barbara, California.