Legisletter – June 6th, 2015

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Call to Action on Emergency Drought Funding Please Ask your Legislators to Pass SB 6125 NOW. Due to an historically low snow pack, stream flows are expected to reach record lows all across the state this summer.   Our communities, … Read More

Legisletter – May 19, 2015

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The Legislature adjourned its scheduled 105-day regular session two days early last month without a budget deal, and lawmakers are now near the end of a 30-day special session set to end May 28. If they can’t reach a deal … Read More

Legisletter – April 28, 2015

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The 2015 session of the Washington Legislature wrapped up two days early without achieving its primary responsibility of passing a two-year state budget. Legislators knew going into this legislative session that the compromises necessary to reach agreement on the 2015-17 … Read More

Legisletter – April 21, 2015

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  ACTION ALERT With less than a week left in the 2015 regular legislative session, two bills that would help improve how the state manages wolves are stalled on the Senate floor:   HB 2107 would require the WA Department of … Read More

Legisletter – April 10, 2015

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As of today there are only 16 days left in the 2015 regular session. Given the vast differences in the budget proposals, there appears to be very little likelihood the Legislature will be able to work out its differences prior … Read More

Legisletter – April 2, 2015

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At 5 p.m. yesterday the Legislature reached another significant deadline – the cutoff for bill to advance out of opposite chamber policy committees. In most circumstances, policy bills that failed to make it out of committee are considered dead for … Read More

Legisletter – March 31, 2015

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The House and Senate finally rolled out their spending proposals for the 2015-17 biennium. With less than a month to go before the end of the regular session, the focus will now shift toward reaching an agreement between these two … Read More

March 2, 2015

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Today is the 50th day of the 105-day legislative session. Last Friday marked the second important milestone of the session – the cutoff for bills coming out of the fiscal committees.   This week the main focus will be on … Read More

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