Legislative Alert for March 8, 2020

The 2020 Legislative Session started on Monday, January 13, 2020 and is scheduled to end on this Thursday, March 12, 2020.  As this is a short session, bills moved rapidly through the session.  March 2, 2020 was the last day for bills in the opposite house to pass out of the House fiscal committees and Senate Ways & Means and … Read More

Legislative Alert for February 23, 2020

The 2020 Legislative Session started on Monday, January 13, 2020 and is scheduled to end on Thursday, March 12, 2020.  As this is a short session, bills are moving rapidly through the session.  This Friday, February 28, 2020 is the last date for bills in the opposite houses from their origin to pass out of committee except for those in … Read More

1st Legislative District Democrats – Legislative Alert for April 21, 2019

We are rapidly approaching the end of the legislative session.  We have one week before the session closes.  The session ends on April 28, 2019.  The only items that can be considered this week in the legislature are initiatives, alternatives to initiatives, budgets and matters necessary to implement budgets, matters that affect state revenue, messages pertaining to amendments, differences between … Read More

1st Legislative District – Legislative Alert for April 14, 2019

We are rapidly approaching the end of the legislative session.  We have two weeks before the session closes on April 28. Bills are moving quickly in Olympia: Wednesday, April 17 marks the last day in session that bills which are not directly needed to help implement the budget can be considered in the opposite chamber.  This means all currently viable … Read More

1st Legislative District Democrats – Legislative Alert for April 8, 2019

We are rapidly approaching the end of the legislative session.  We have less than one month before the session closes.  As such we will be hitting cutoff dates weekly between now and April 28. The future critical dates for the passage of bills are listed below: Tuesday – April 9:  Cutoff Date for Opposite House Bills to Pass Out of … Read More

1st Legislative District Democrats Legislative Alert for February 10, 2019

The 2018 Legislative Session began on Monday, January 14, 2019. The critical dates for the passage of bills is listed below: Friday – February 22:  Cutoff Date for Bills to Pass Out of Policy Committees. Friday – March 1:  Cutoff Date for Bills to Pass Out of Fiscal Committees Wednesday – March 13:  Last day to consider (pass) bills in … Read More