Tom Ahearne, lower right, the lead attorney in a lawsuit against the state of Washington regarding the funding of education, spoke Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, during a Washington Supreme Court hearing in Olympia, Wash. The hearing was held to determine if Washington state has complied with a court mandate to fully fund the state's basic education system. The court this month ruled that the Legislature is still not on track. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Tom Ahearne, lower right, the lead attorney in a lawsuit against the state of Washington regarding the funding of education, spoke Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, during a Washington Supreme Court hearing in Olympia, Wash. The hearing was held to determine if Washington state has complied with a court mandate to fully fund the state's basic education system. The court this month ruled that the Legislature is still not on track. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP
Tom Ahearne, lower right, the lead attorney in a lawsuit against the state of Washington regarding the funding of education, spoke Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, during a Washington Supreme Court hearing in Olympia, Wash. The hearing was held to determine if Washington state has complied with a court mandate to fully fund the state's basic education system. The court this month ruled that the Legislature is still not on track. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP

Our Voice: McCleary saga still looms over state lawmakers

November 29, 2017 10:33 AM