Update from Olympia 2-24-2020

Last Wednesday was a very important cutoff date that killed a lot of bills. Many were very good bills, but some that were terrible were killed as well. There are also some of both still alive. I mainly focus on the bad bills in my newsletters, because my emails are...

Update from Olympia 2-15-2020

Before I get started on the update on my previous list of bills, there are a few new bills I’ve added to the list along with a new heading Usurping Parental Authority. There is time to stop some of these bills. You can find more info about how to influence Olympia...

Bills to Watch For – Week of 2-10-2020

Before I get started on the list of bills, there are three things you need to know up front. Friday was the cutoff for all policy bills to get out of committee in their “house of origin”. That means that senate bills had to have executive action to be moved to the...

Republican Caucuses – 2/29

Saturday, February 29, is the Republican Caucus. So what is a caucus and why should you care?To find the location of your caucus, click here –> Caucus LocatorWhen you attend your caucus, you must bring a valid government ID and your voter registration to save...

Bills to Watch for the Week of 2-3-2020

Legislation to follow for the week of 2-3-2020 that might interest you. The voters of this state overwhelmingly approved I-976 last November. It has been held up in court, but the Legislature is working to address the issue. There are three bills sponsored by Senate...

What happened in Olympia last week?

This was an action-packed week in Olympia, but I want to touch on a couple things specifically. I will try to get another newsletter out sometime later today or early Monday to give you some info about bills and what to look for next week. (I have switched to...