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January 22, 2013 at 10:44 AM

Sen. Doug Ericksen wants to prevent repeat of Pflug appointment

Call it the Cheryl Pflug bill. Republican Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, has introduced legislation that would bar governors from appointing lawmakers to salaried board positions during the candidate filing period. The move comes after a controversial appointment last year by former Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire. The governor appointed Pflug, then a Republican…

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