“Historic” Legislative Session
The 2017 Legislative Session was historic in many significant ways, most publicized is the length of time legislators spent in Olympia. Rather than leaving on April 23 as scheduled, legislators did not depart until July 20, after three Special Sessions and 193 days of being at the State Capitol. The 2017 “session” was the longest in history. Significant work was accomplished, but a number of key issues were just left on the table. Learn more.