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On TVW this week: AP Legislative Preview, joint transportation committee

Here’s what TVW is covering this week:

Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m.: The Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee is meeting to discuss several items, including an update on competency to stand trial and a final report regarding WSDOT’s cost estimates. TVW will be live on television and the web.

Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 1 p.m.: The Joint Transportation Committee will get an update on the ferry system, fish culverts and other items. TVW will be live on television and the web.

Thursday, Jan. 8 at 9 a.m.: TVW will be live with the annual AP Legislative Preview moderated by AP Correspondent Rachel La Corte. The event starts with a leadership panel with Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville; Senate Minority Leader Sharon Nelson, D-Maury Island; House Speaker Frank Chopp, D-Seattle and House Minority Leader Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish.

The preview continues at 10 a.m. with a budget panel, which will focus on how lawmakers will try to improve funding for basic education. Panel members include Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee; Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee; Sen. Karen Fraser, D-Olympia, member of the Senate Ways and Means Committee.

At 11 a.m., Gov. Jay Inslee will deliver a speech and answer questions.