Tag: LSC


WSAC Board of Directors Meeting

  MEETING SCHEDULE Wednesday, May 9th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm; WSAC Board of Directors Regular Meeting. Dinner available beginning @ 6:00 pm. Board Members, LSC Members, and Guests Invited. Thursday, May 10th, 8:30 am- 5:00 pm; Combined WSAC Legislative Steering Committee and WSAC Board of Directors’ 2018 Planning Meeting Friday, May 11th, 8:30 am- 10:30 am; Combined WSAC Legislative Steering Committee and WSAC

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County Leaders Meet with the Governor

Olympia - On Thursday, March 1st, WSAC’s Legislative Steering Committee (LSC) gathered for its last legislative session meeting in Olympia. County leaders from across the state were scheduled to meet with Governor Inslee to discuss concerns counties have about pending legislation and the impact that proposed legislation will have on general fund budgets. LSC members were also prepared to discuss
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Olympia Update – Week 5

The Legislature’s fiscal committees have been the focus of attention for the last several days, with the cutoff to move bills from Appropriations, Ways and Means, Capital Budget, and Finance on Tuesday. With extremely limited time to hear bills, it is clear that this cutoff will be even more impactful than last week’s policy committee cut-off. The House and Senate

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Olympia Update – Week 3

There are only 10 business days for legislative policy committees to hear and move bills before the first committee cutoff. The closer we get to this cutoff, the more hectic the pace becomes. WSAC will be covering dozens of hearings this week.  The House Appropriations Committee will be considering legislation supported by WSAC last year; HB 2006 (Koster) provides additional

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