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North Whatcom lawmakers to meet public Saturday at open house

North Whatcom County’s three legislators will hold an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in the Syre Student Center at Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road.

Representing the 42nd Legislative District, Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale; Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden; and Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, will update the public on the current legislative session, and take questions and comments.

By Saturday, the Legislature will have passed the deadline for bills to come out of their house of origin. This year lawmakers are in the longer, budget-writing session, which is scheduled to end by April 26.

Learn more about Ericksen at src.wastateleg.org/senators. Information on Buys and Van Werven is at houserepublicans.wa.gov.

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