What Gov. Gregoire is essentially asking for has plenty of precedent.
- Vibert Jeffers, Susan Parish Photograph Collection, Washington State Archives, used with permission.
- "On January 16, 1933, people converged on Olympia for a 'Hunger March' to demand food, shelter, relief and programs to create jobs for the unemployed throughout the state."
This year's special session—convened to cut $2 billion more from a budget that's already been cut by $10 billion over three years—is set to begin on Nov. 28.