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In blue Washington state, demand for inauguration tickets is down

Washington state Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell has received more than 500 requests for tickets. “Compared to 2013, we’ve received half the amount of overall ticket requests, and it is just a third of the total amount of requests we received for Obama’s inauguration in 2009,” said Bryan Watt, Cantwell’s spokesman. More than half of the people who requested tickets before the election have canceled.

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Legislative leadership offers early session outlines

Democratic State Representatives Kristine Lytton and Pat Sullivan join their Senate counterparts Sens. Sharon Nelson and Chrisitne Rolfes (left-right) for a Jan. 17 press availability to discuss the status of early legislation in the 2017 Legislative Session in Olympia while Republican legislators Senators Curtis King and Mark Miloscia along with Rep. J.T. Wilcox and Rep. Shelly Short joined Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler for their party’s overview on education funding later on Tuesday.

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Legislative leadership offers early session outlines

Democratic State Representatives Kristine Lytton and Pat Sullivan join their Senate counterparts Sens. Sharon Nelson and Chrisitne Rolfes (left-right) for a Jan. 17 press availability to discuss the status of early legislation in the 2017 Legislative Session in Olympia while Republican legislators Senators Curtis King and Mark Miloscia along with Rep. J.T. Wilcox and Rep. Shelly Short joined Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler for their party’s overview on education funding later on Tuesday.
Steve Bloom sbloom@thenewstribune.com
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