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...

Influencing Olympia – Timing is Everything!

The legislative session is underway. This is a short session which means there is very little time to stop some very horrible bills. That is because the session is structured with dates that move bills along in the process at an incredible speed and at the same time,...

Contact Your Legislators – Writing Letters

Session began last Monday, and there are hundreds of new bills that are being added to the thousands that didn’t get passed last year. It is a short session which means it will move fast. Many bills will go before the House and the Senate without the public being able...

Influencing Olympia – Part III

The Legislative Website’s bill search engine is https://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/  If you see or hear of a bill number, you can plug in the number here and find out everything about it, including when the hearings are scheduled. Nothing perks up elected officials...