North Whatcom legislators to meet constituents in Blaine


BLAINE - Residents of the 42nd Legislative District - north Bellingham, and north and east Whatcom County - can get an update on the legislative session from their senator and representatives on Saturday, Feb. 22.

Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Reps. Vincent Buys, and Jason Overstreet, both R-Lynden, will host the town hall from 10 a.m. to noon at the Blaine High School Performing Arts Center, 1055 H St. The lawmakers also will answer questions from the audience.

At this stage of the session, the only non-budget bills that are still alive have passed from their house of origin and are under review by the other house. The session is scheduled to end March 13.

Reach Ralph Schwartz at 360-715-2289 or Read his Politics blog at or get updates on Twitter at @bhampolitics.

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