"...to enhance the quality of life for senior citizens...through education and legislation."
Washington law allows lawmakers to accept gifts of food and drink on infrequent occasions. But that word “infrequent” has never been defined.
How many free meals is too many? That’s the question Washington’s Legislative Ethics Board aims to answer at a public hearing Tuesday in Olympia. The panel will consider a draft proposal to limit how many free meals lawmakers can accept from lobbyists.