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September 18, 2013 12:00 AM

Lawmakers’ pass to speed arcane, unjustified rule

That speeding vehicle whizzing past you through traffic on the I-5 toward Olympia might have been your state legislator. According to the Washington State Patrol, state lawmakers enjoy constitutional protection from receiving speeding tickets during a legislative session and for the 15 days prior. There is no protection after a session ends.

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