Tag: Olympia Update

7
Aug

End of Session Report

Click on the image to download the full 2017 End of Session Report prepared by WSAC Staff. And now, we can finally and officially, Sine Die. Clocking in at 195 days, the 2017 legislative session topped all previous records for the longest in duration. The “session” was actually composed of one regular 105 day session, and three 30 day special
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20
Mar

Olympia Update – March 20, 2017

The Legislative Steering Committee met in Olympia last Thursday and was the centerpiece of the week for WSAC. A special thanks go out to the seven Legislators who sat down with the entire LSC: Representatives Sullivan, McBride and Gregerson, and Senators Fain, Pederson and Miloscia. We asked all of the Legislators where they stand on WSAC’s three Legislative priorities, and

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13
Mar

Olympia Update – March 13, 2017

Olympia Update –  Last week was a transition week, the first three days being dominated by Wednesday’s cutoff for bills to be acted upon by their chamber of origin, with hearings ramping up during the last two days. It was a good week for WSAC, with our request bills on public records reform already having moved out of the House,

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6
Mar

March 6th – Olympia Update

Last week was dominated by floor activity as the House and Senate worked to pass bills to the opposite chamber. Floor action has been eventful for bills that WSAC is engaged in. Most importantly, the House passed the two bills dealing with reforms to the Public Records Act, HB 1594 (McBride) and 1595 (Nealey). In the past, WSAC supported public

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