Governor Gregoire is slated to sign the last of the bills from the 2012 Supplemental Legislation Session in the next couple of weeks.
The following week on May 2nd, Gregoire will sign the operating budget (HB 2127), the K-12 health benefits bill (SB 5940), the balanced state budget bill (SB 6636), pension reform (SB 6378 ) and various other bills passed during the special session.
Governor Gregoire does have the power to veto all or portions of any of the bills before her. After these bills are signed, the 2012 supplemental session will officially come to a close. This ceremony will mark the last signing ceremony for Governor Gregoire who will is not seeking reelection this November.