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Senate delays vote on workers’ compensation bills

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Senate has passed its first bills of the 2013 legislative session, but has put off a vote on a set of controversial measures intended to save businesses money by changing workers' compensation rules. Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler said the five bills dealing with workers' compensation, which passed out of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee Monday, will likely come to the floor soon.

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