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“The Impact” – November 15th, 2017: New Senate Democratic Majority Leader talks priorities; Senate Republican Leader reacts to power shift

Mike McClanahan profile by Mike McClanahan

This week on “The Impact”:

 With the Democratic caucus taking control of the Washington State Senate we sit down with the incoming majority leader for a preview of what to expect.

 “We’ve had 5 years of republican control,” said Sen. Sharon Nelson, D- Maury Island. “We have a 60 day session. We have a lot that we can pass that’s already on our plate: equal pay for equal work, the voting rights act, reproductive parity.”

And –

The Senate Republican leader also shares his predictions about the new power dynamic.

“Unsustainable spending that’s been the pattern in the past I fear that it could be the pattern again,” said Sen Mark Schoesler, R- Ritzville.

 Plus –

The Washington State Supreme Court hands down a big decision in the landmark education funding case McCleary v. Washington. We’ll tell you what it means for the long running lawsuit.

 Click here to watch “The Impact” – November 15th, 2017 

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