WA lawmakers reach key legislative deadline

March 7, almost halfway through the 105-day legislative session, marked the cutoff point for bills to be heard in their chamber of origin. The week leading up to the deadline was packed as members tried to get their measures heard on the floor in time. At the tail-end of the long week, lawmakers voted to approve bills regarding DUI penalties and exemptions from MIPs when minors are calling 911 for help, among others.

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