State employees have installed a new system to record and display votes. It features touch-screen pads on lawmaker desks.
The Olympian reported that the new system costs about $670,000 but lawmakers from both parties agreed it was needed to replace a 15-year-old roll-call system that would freeze up.
More Northwest Headlines
1 dead, 2 injured in drive-by shooting in Federal Way Suit seeks to block anti-tax measure from Washington ballot 3:38 p.m. Shell icebreaker retreats after showdown with protesters 3:38 p.m. Tacoma recycling company fined again for toxic spill 1:09 p.m. State fines Seattle terminal operator for health, safety violations 1:08 p.m. Washington cranberry growers anxious for fall rain at harvest 1:07 p.m. $500,000 bail set for man accused of Blaine shooting 1:05 p.m. King County sheriff’s deputy to be fired for sleeping on job 1:04 p.m.
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.