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Inslee vetos Dye bills


POMEROY — Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed 147 bills in the last week, including two sponsored by

Rep. Mary Dye.

The vetoes removed $235 million in spending from the 2020 supplemental budget and an

additional $210 million in the next biennial budget.

Dye, R-Pomeroy, had introduced bills on a wild horse inmate training program and an

increase in funding for invasive species programs. Both passed the House and Senate to

reach the governor’s desk.

“I am disappointed, because both of these measures took an enormous effort to get through

the Legislature,” she said of the vetoes. “However, it is...

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