The current surge of COVID-19 cases across Washington has pushed local lawmakers in the state House to shift back to a mostly remote model.
The Washington House voted Monday to scale back the number of people allowed in the chamber for the upcoming legislative session, requiring a majority of lawmakers to vote remotely — similar to last year. The House will reassess operations every two weeks and can update the plan as conditions change.
When the session starts Jan. 10, two lawmakers from each caucus and the presiding officer will be allowed on the House floor.
→ Continue reading at MyNorthwest