Current use of the item veto power in Washington fails to check legislative spending and encourages gubernatorial encroachment on the legislative appropriations process. This Comment examines the history of the item veto and suggests reforms that would permit use of the item veto power to achieve cost savings while minimizing separation of powers violations.
The Item Veto Power in Washington,
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