Bridges: Happy Sine Die!

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Happy Sine Die!

That strange Latin phrase translates literally to “without day” and in terms of the Legislature, it means without a day set to reconvene. The 2014 legislative session in Olympia ended tonight, and I am now making my way back home.

It’s been a busy 60 days, but I fought hard during that time to represent you and your family and the issues important to the people of the Tri-Cities. I worked to enact measures that make it easier for employers to create jobs, that reflect reasonable and pro-growth energy policies, and that look for innovative ways to attract new businesses to our state.

I didn’t always succeed, but with your help, ideas and support, I feel like we were able to make a difference. For the second year in a row, we passed a budget that prioritizes education, continues to balance across four years, doesn’t raise taxes and holds the line on tuition increases.

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