The Insider

21
Feb

WSACE Managing Director Opening

Washington State Association of County Engineers (WSACE) Seeks Managing Director The Managing Director of the Washington State Association of County Engineers (WSACE) – a 501(c)6 professional organization – is the chief operating officer of the Association. In this capacity, the Managing Director facilitates the Association operations under the general direction of the Board of Directors of the Association and the

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21
Jan

LSC Visits Olympia

Olympia, WA – Last Thursday the Legislative Steering Committee (LSC) held their first committee meeting of the year at the Capitol Campus. With ten new members joining LSC this year, the agenda included briefings on communication strategies and legislative priorities before face-to-face meetings with legislators.  WSAC Priorities One of WSAC’s legislative priorities this session is to secure full funding for

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15
Jan

Guest Blog: Lodging Tax

This guest blog is written by Morgan Hickel who is the State Government Affairs Manager from the Washington Hospitality Association.  Generating and improving local tourism is critically important to all communities, residents, and businesses in the state of Washington. Recently, however, our members have expressed challenges with the local lodging tax process and the transparency in the use of these dollars. Under Washington

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7
Jan

Report on Court Safety is Grim

Study Finds That Many of Washington’s Courthouses Lack Weapons Screening Washington’s Superior Court Judges’ Association report shows a lack of security in courts due to lack of funding. Olympia, WA (January 8, 2018) – Safe and secure access to the justice system is a fundamental part of ensuring a fair and impartial criminal and civil justice system. However, that system

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