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GOP senator proposes special session after election

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OLYMPIA — The co-chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee on Monday suggested holding a special session next December — after the November election — to complete a transportation tax package.

Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, indicated it’s increasingly unlikely the Legislature will reach a deal during the current session, which ends March 13.

“There seems to be less of a will among everybody,” King said. “Not just the (Republican-led Senate majority), but everybody. It’s going to be tough to do that…

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