Glance: Lawmakers claiming full per diems

(AP) - Washington lawmakers claimed more than $77,000 in per diems over a 30-day special session that ended on Tuesday, even though the Legislature failed to pass a single bill.

Here's a look at the lawmakers that claimed full daily per diems in each chamber.

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SENATE

Senate figures are through Sunday, missing the final two days two days of session.

_ Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane: $2,520

_ Sen. Maralyn Chase, D-Shoreline: $2,520

_ Sen. Jim Hargrove, D-Hoquiam: $2,520

_ Sen. Bob Hasegawa, D-Seattle: $2,520

_ Sen. Janea Holmquist Newbry, R-Moses Lake: $2,520

_ Sen. Kirk Pearson, R-Monroe: $2,520

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HOUSE

House figures are through May 27, missing the final two weeks of special session.

_ Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, D-Burien: $1,350

_ Rep. Jim Moeller, D-Vancouver: $1,350

_ Rep. Jay Rodne, R-North Bend: $1,350

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Source: Records from Secretary of the Senate and House Chief Clerk's Office


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