Columbia River Bill Passes Senate, Gov. Gregoire To Sign
"'It's a new day for water policy,' Sen. Erik Poulsen, D-Seattle, told Department of Ecology Director Jay Manning in the Senate wings after the vote. Manning was joined by Gregoire, who hugged Poulsen and other lawmakers, just as she had after the House vote the night before. Gregoire said she could sign the bill by the end of the week. "