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Griffey calls session 'mixed bag,' Couture disappointed

Both representatives agree public safety is priority

Series: 2024 LEGISLATIVE SESSION | Story 2

Reps. Travis Couture and Dan Griffey, both Republicans from Allyn, had a telephone town hall Feb. 20 for 35th District residents to discuss the legislative session.

The state Legislature’s short session ends March 7. “It’s a mixed bag for me this year,” Griffey said.

He was disappointed that criminals’ rights continue to be prioritized over victims’ rights, but happy to see a bill he introduced allowing 10 Washington counties a six-month extension on the state-required comprehensive plan deadline passed by the House.

Couture said a lot was going on in the short session.

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