Cheney's legislative priorities
SR 904 widening, liquor and marijuana sales revenue top list of issues local officials will be monitoring in Olympia
City of Cheney officials are hoping the old saying "The best offense is a good defense" proves correct when it comes to the upcoming Washington Legislature's short session.
The Legislature's 60-day mid-biennium session begins Jan. 13, and while there will be a lot on legislator's plates to deal with, Cheney Mayor Tom Trulove doesn't expect much action. Particularly in the House of Representatives, whose members' two-year terms are up this coming fall.
"With legislators looking at upcoming elections, they usually don't want to do too much, unless it's popular with voters," Trulove said.