Write to your Legislators

Session began last Monday, and there are hundreds of new bills that are being added every day. It is a long session which means there is time to draft, introduce, hear, and pass a lot of damaging policies. While we have a saying that your pocketbook is in danger...

Influencing Olympia Part IV – Taking Action

This is the fourth and last in a series of emails entitled how to influence Olympia. All I’ve done so far is to tell you how to get information. But how do you use that information most effectively? Two things – develop a network and communicate with specific action...

Influencing Olympia Part III

Influencing Olympia Part III – Bill Research Using the Legislative WebsiteAnother in my series of how to influence Olympia! Don’t worry – only one or two more to go after this that will tie everything together and tell you how to use the resources I’m providing....

Opening Day of Session was a Dark Day

The Legislative Session began on Monday, and it was a dark day. Yes, it was pouring rain, and that certainly made for a dreary day, but the day was truly dark, because the people were officially locked out of the legislative process by a vote of the Majority Democrats...