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New executive order, 'missing middle' plan, school changes, gas tax pause create buzz in Olympia

State of the State Washington
Ted S. Warren
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The Associated Press
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee delivers his State of the State address on Jan. 11, 2022, at the Capitol in Olympia.

This is the second week of Washington's legislative session, and there's a lot going on in state politics. Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins joined KNKX Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick to explain it all, from the governor's controversial housing plan to a Republican proposal that would eliminate the gas tax for a year.