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Legislative Review — February 9

Legislative Review features highlights from Thursday’s legislative activity (2/9/23).

The Senate Labor and Commerce Committee hears a bill that would let farmers choose a 12-week period in which workers could work up to 50 hours without overtime pay. 

The House Education Committee considers a measure proponents say is needed to improve educational opportunities for youth who are in state institutions, like correctional facilities. 

State Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz and state legislators discuss a bill that would enable the Washington Department of Natural Resources to take part in the carbon marketplace.