Tag: Transportation Committee


Will It Take Extra Innings to Get the Work Done?

We’ve made it to the last week of session! But the big question on everyone’s mind is – will lawmakers end on time, or will it take an extra session to get the work done? As the days wane on it is becoming clear there remain several big-budget sticking points between the House and Senate. Many fear the April 28

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Big Hearings in the Week Ahead

We’ve made it! Friday of last week marks the first fiscal cutoff, a big achievement in legislative session calendar milestones. After Friday, any bill still in its fiscal committee or origin is considered dead. With dozens and dozens of bills still in need of hearings and executive action, the transportation and other fiscal committees of the legislature have scheduled long

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Transportation and Public Works Legislative Update – Week 6

House and Senate fiscal bills that didn’t pass out of their respective Appropriations and Ways & Means Committees were added to the pile of dead bills for the session. A caveat to this is that a bill that is deemed necessary to implement the budget can be resurrected or inserted into an omnibus bill later in the session. Unfortunately, SHB

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