State Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, the Washington Senate's chief budget writer, applauds staff members on the Senate floor June 30 after the Senate passed the $3.9 billion state construction budget during a late-night session at the Capitol in Olympia. Hill is wearing a T-shirt with the image of the Senate Ways and Means committee mascot, the “Balloonicorn” character from the Team Fortress 2 video game.
State Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, the Washington Senate's chief budget writer, applauds staff members on the Senate floor June 30 after the Senate passed the $3.9 billion state construction budget during a late-night session at the Capitol in Olympia. Hill is wearing a T-shirt with the image of the Senate Ways and Means committee mascot, the “Balloonicorn” character from the Team Fortress 2 video game. Ted S. Warren The Associated Press
State Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, the Washington Senate's chief budget writer, applauds staff members on the Senate floor June 30 after the Senate passed the $3.9 billion state construction budget during a late-night session at the Capitol in Olympia. Hill is wearing a T-shirt with the image of the Senate Ways and Means committee mascot, the “Balloonicorn” character from the Team Fortress 2 video game. Ted S. Warren The Associated Press

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