On Other Blogs Today: 65,000 Workers May Have to Take Pay Cuts

By Erica C. Barnett November 19, 2010

1) Gov. Chris Gregoire could ask 65,000 unionized state employees to take a pay cut or make other concessions, the Washington Ledge reports.

2) The News Tribune's Political Buzz blog reports that US Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) could be appointed as head of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

3) Several members of the Eastern Washington state legislative delegation have been tapped for GOP leadership roles, the Spokesman-Review's Spin Control blog reports.

4) Everyone, including Cola contributor Bryce McKay, reported on last night's public forum about Mayor McGinn's plans to site a permanent homeless encampment in SoDo. However, lets turn Blogging Georgetown for a detailed report on an equally important, but lower profile meeting: The city's meeting yesterday with members of the SoDo business community about plans.

5) Crosscut's Judy Lightfoot makes the case that the state shouldn't cut funding for mental-health care in prisons.

6) The reports on the state's plan to close the McNeil Island Corrections Center.
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