Every spring or summer, in lieu of professional help, I ditch civilization for the therapy of the wilderness. I’ve just been backpacking with my 18-year-old daughter on the Pacific Crest Trail in California, abandoning our material world for an alternative reality in which the aim is to possess as little as possible — because if you have it, you lug it.
I will go out on a limb to say this letter speaks for hundreds of other people like me. My wife and I were in Pasco recently for the Washington State Republican Convention. We really fell in love with the Tri-Cities.
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Joe Fain, a Republican state senator from King County, breaks down how Washington's veto process differs from Congress and the historical fate of bills that have come up against the governor's red pen.
Vetoes and how the Legislature can override them
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