Yes, Memorial Day weekend is upon us, even though you wouldn't know it by the weather. But the cold and the wet haven't doused the spirits of politicians in Salem and Olympia, who were bubbling with activity this week.
New developments on the bottle bill, the kicker, and the Washington budget. To pick apart what was and was not done, Bill and Jeff have joined us again.
Bill Lunch is OPB's Political Analyst; he's at the OSU Media Center. Jeff Mapes is the senior political reporter and analyst for The Oregonian; he's on the line.