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Lawmaker with two jobs misses own news event

Feb 02, 2017 - The Seattle Times

OLYMPIA - Sen. Doug Ericksen was all set Wednesday to explain to reporters and the public how he can juggle his dual jobs as a state legislator and a Trump administration spokesman in Washington, D.C.

But the Ferndale Republican was forced to cancel plans for a morning news conference after he couldn't get back from the East Coast in time for his own event.

"A flight cancellation prevents Ericksen from reaching the state Capitol until later Wednesday," a spokesman said in an email Tu...