Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib refused to preside over a special joint session of the state legislature because it took place in the state House of Representatives chamber, where citizens can carry concealed weapons in the gallery. "There is no specific threat to me. There is no specific threat we know of, period," he said. "It's about the policy." The joint session, a speech by the governor, was attended by every statewide elected official but Habib.
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The five Democrats warn that the Court may have to be "restructured" if it keeps making decisions they don't like.
Tom Messina will now be able to sell off his restaurant to a developer and retire.