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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

BoCC rejects 'Liberty State' test vote


October 3, 2019

Two Whitman County Commissioners listened to a request for an advisory vote on the proposed “Liberty State” Monday.

Kevin Akesson of Colfax spoke to Art Swannack and Michael Largent on the effort to make eastern and much of central Washington its own state.

“We're finding broad support on the east side of the state,” said Akesson.

In his comments, he also noted the commissioners' recent matter of how to regulate marijuana may be moot in a 51st state.

“If a state in Eastern Washington existed in 2012, this would not have happened. That's one issue of many I see a distinct differe...

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