Tag: COLA

1
Apr

Floor Amendments Are Killers

You may recall that the amendment removing the tax delinquency penalties in E2SHB 1105 was sponsored on the floor by a Republican representative.  Thankfully, it was fixed in the Senate. Because, had it lasted, it would’ve cost the counties upwards of $28 million based on 2018 figures. But now, another representative hung another amendment on a different bill on the House

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5
Mar

Olympia Update – Week 9

Last week in Olympia was one of the more dramatic in a long time, culminating in the Governor’s veto of the legislature’s attempt to largely exempt themselves from the Public Records Act. Adding to the drama, two bills that WSAC was gravely concerned about, wrongful death, and occupational disease presumptions died on Friday’s cutoff to move bills from the opposite

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