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Title Issues Type Bill No. Created Keywords
2021 Session Review: Behavioral Health Health Care , Human Services Session review HB 1007 , HB 1063 , HB 1311 , HB 1314 , HB 1477 , HB 1504 , SB 5074 , SB 5195 , SB 5293 , and SB 5476 May 2021 988 crisis line, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Degrees and credentials, Hospitals, Involuntary commitment, Mental health, Military/veteran affairs, Operating budget, Opioid overdose reversal medication, Sentencing, Social worker, State v. Blake, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Suicide prevention, and Trueblood
2021 Session Review: Broadband Energy, Utilities & Technology , Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1080 , HB 1336 , HB 1457 , HB 1460 , SB 5092 , and SB 5383 May 2021 Broadband, Cities, Counties, Digital, Equity, Growth management act (GMA), Ports, Public utility districts, PUDs, Rural economic development, School technology, Tribal affairs, and Wi-fi
2021 Session Review: Climate Change Environment & Natural Resources Session review HB 1050 , HB 1084 , HB 1091 , HB 1099 , HB 1114 , HB 1168 , HB 1287 , SB 5092 , and SB 5126 May 2021 Cap and trade, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Clean fuel standard, Climate change, Climate Commitment Act, Electric vehicles, Electrification, Fluorinated gases/air conditioning/refrigeration, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Greenhouse gas emissions, Growth management act (GMA), Healthy Homes and Clean Buildings Act, Urban heat islands, and Utilities
2021 Session Review: Education Education K-12 Session review HB 1028 , HB 1121 , HB 1139 , HB 1176 , HB 1195 , HB 1208 , HB 1214 , HB 1295 , HB 1356 , HB 1365 , HB 1426 , SB 5044 , and SB 5299 May 2021 Charter schools, Computer science, COVID-19/corona, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Graduation requirements, Institutional education, K-12 education, Lead in drinking water, Learning Assistance Program (LAP), Native American, School safety, School technology, Student transcript, and Teacher/educator performance assessment
2021 Session Review: Elections State Government & Elections Session review HB 1068 , HB 1078 , HB 1156 , HB 1453 , and SB 5015 May 2021 Ballot, Elections, Felon voting, Ranked choice voting, and Voters' Pamphlets.
2021 Session Review: Employer Issues Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1073 , HB 1076 , HB 1097 , SB 5097 , SB 5115 , SB 5190 , SB 5254 , and SB 5355 June 2021 COVID-19/corona, Liens, Paid Family and Medical Leave, Personal protective equipment (PPE), Public health, Qui tam, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Wage and hour laws, Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), and Workers' compensation (industrial insurance)
2021 Session Review: Equity Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Environment & Natural Resources , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees Session review HB 1220 , HB 1335 , HB 1443 , SB 5044 , SB 5052 , SB 5141 , SB 5194 , SB 5227 , SB 5228 , SB 5229 , SB 5237 , SB 5313 , SB 5378 , and SB 5405 June 2021 Broadband, Cannabis, Capital budget, Capital grants, Clean energy, Community and technical colleges, Cultural competence, Digital, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Environmental justice, Fair start, Farming, Financial literacy, Gender affirming, Growth management act (GMA), Health equity zones, Housing, Office of Equity, Operating budget, Pre-apprenticeship Support Services (PASS), Property deeds, Public schools, Racial equity analyses, Real estate broker, Recreation and Conservation Office, State parks, Transportation budget, and Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC)
2021 Session Review: Home Ownership Housing , Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1084 , HB 1099 , HB 1220 , HB 1233 , HB 1277 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , SB 5141 , SB 5235 , and SB 5287 May 2021 Accessory dwelling, Building codes, Climate change, Environmental justice, Eviction, Growth management act (GMA), Home ownership, Homelessness, Housing, Limited Areas of More Intensive Rural Development (LAMRIDs), Military/veteran affairs, Property taxes, Rental assistance, and Seniors
2021 Session Review: Landlord-Tenant Housing Session review HB 1083 , HB 1236 , HB 1277 , HB 1300 , and SB 5160 May 2021 Affordable housing, Eviction, Foreclosures, Homelessness, Landlord mitigation program, Landlord/tenant law, Manufactured/mobile homes, Rental assistance, and Utilities
2021 Session Review: Police Reform Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts Session review HB 1054 , HB 1089 , HB 1092 , HB 1203 , HB 1223 , HB 1267 , HB 1310 , HB 1507 , SB 5051 , SB 5066 , SB 5259 , and SB 5353 May 2021 Attorney general, Behavioral health, Community oversight, Corrections Officers, Criminal Justice Training Commission, custodial interrogations, De-escalate, Deadly force, Law enforcement, Mental health, Peace Officers, Police reform, and Use of force
2021 Session Review: Taxes State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Session review HB 1069 , HB 1095 , HB 1201 , HB 1297 , HB 1332 , HB 1365 , HB 1406 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , HB 1460 , HB 1465 , HB 1477 , HB 1496 , and SB 5096 May 2021 988 crisis line, B&O taxes, Beverage tax, Business and occupation tax, Capital gains tax, COVID-19/corona, Estate tax, Foreclosures, Health insurance, Internet tax, Property taxes, Sales and use taxes, Telephone/wireless tax, Utilities, Wealth tax, and Working Families Tax Credit
2021 Session Review: Unemployment Insurance Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1486 , HB 1493 , SB 5061 , SB 5190 , SB 5193 , SB 5425 , and SB 5478 May 2021 COVID-19/corona, Employment Security Department (ESD), Unemployment compensation and insurance, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund, and Unemployment tax
2021 Transportation Tax Proposals State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Issue brief HB 1010 , HB 1137 , HB 1249 , HB 1290 , HB 1528 , HB 1564 , SB 5432 , SB 5444 , SB 5481 , and SB 5482 June 2021 Aviation budget and taxes, Bus transit, Cap and trade, Car tab fees, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Commute Trip Reduction Program, Connecting Washington (CW), Electric vehicles, Ferries, Fish passage barriers, Gas tax, Health disparities, Initiative 976 (I-976), Light rail, Low carbon fuel standard, Services for the blind, and Transportation budget
2021-2023 Biennium Review: Climate Change Environment & Natural Resources Session review HB 1050 , HB 1084 , HB 1091 , HB 1099 , HB 1114 , HB 1168 , HB 1287 , HB 1767 , HB 1770 , SB 5092 , SB 5126 , SB 5693 , SB 5722 , SB 5842 , and SB 5974 April 2022 Building codes, Cap and trade, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Clean fuel standard, Climate change, Electric vehicles, Electrification, Energy codes, Fluorinated gases/air conditioning/refrigeration, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Fossil fuel, Greenhouse gas emissions, Move Ahead Washington, Natural gas, Operating budget, Solar, and Urban heat islands
2021-2023 Biennium Review: Broadband Energy, Utilities & Technology , Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1080 , HB 1336 , HB 1457 , HB 1460 , HB 1673 , HB 1723 , SB 5092 , SB 5383 , SB 5651 , SB 5693 , and SB 5715 April 2022 Broadband, Cities, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Counties, Digital, Equity, Excise taxes, Growth management act (GMA), Online learning, Ports, Public utility districts, Public Works Board, PUDs, Rural economic development, Telecommunications, and Wi-fi
2021-2023 Biennium Review: Taxes Energy, Utilities & Technology , Jobs, Business & Economy , Taxes & Fees Session review HB 1015 , HB 1069 , HB 1095 , HB 1201 , HB 1297 , HB 1332 , HB 1365 , HB 1386 , HB 1406 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , HB 1460 , HB 1465 , HB 1477 , HB 1496 , HB 1641 , HB 1657 , HB 1677 , HB 1830 , HB 1846 , HB 1914 , HB 1988 , HB 2018 , SB 5000 , SB 5096 , SB 5287 , SB 5371 , SB 5505 , SB 5528 , SB 5714 , SB 5910 , SB 5974 , and SB 5980 April 2022 988 crisis line, Affordable housing, Alternative fuels, B&O taxes, Beverage tax, Business and occupation tax, Capital gains tax, Clean energy, Commercial trucking, Data Centers, Electric vehicles, Estate tax, Farming, Health insurance, Internet tax, Military/veteran affairs, Move Ahead Washington, Operating budget, Property taxes, Renewable energy, Seniors, Solar, Sound Transit, Telephone/wireless tax, Utilities, Wealth tax, and Working Families Tax Credit
2021-2023 Biennium Review: Unemployment Insurance Jobs, Business & Economy , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Session review HB 1486 , HB 1493 , SB 5061 , SB 5190 , SB 5193 , SB 5478 , and SB 5873 April 2022 Budget Stabilization Account (BSA), Operating budget, Public health, Taxes, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund, and Unemployment tax
2021-23 Operating Budget State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief October 2020 Budget Stabilization Account (BSA), General fund, Operating budget, State revenue, and Tax collections
2022 Session Review: Reforming Police Reform Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts Session review HB 1054 , HB 1310 , HB 1507 , HB 1719 , HB 1735 , HB 1788 , HB 2037 , and SB 5919 April 2022 Behavioral health, Body cameras, Criminal Justice Training Commission, De-escalate, Deadly force, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Involuntary Treatment Act, Law enforcement, Mental health, Peace Officers, Physical force, Police reform, Use of force, and Vehicular pursuits
Abortion Health Care , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts Issue brief HB 1851 June 2022 Abortion, Constitutional law, Courts, and Roe v. Wade
Broadband Internet Access and Adoption Energy, Utilities & Technology Issue brief HB 2664 , SB 5511 , and SB 6034 October 2020 Broadband, Digital, Internet, Online learning, Online school, Public utility districts, and School boards, school district management and boundaries
Capital Budget Overview State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief October 2020 Bond authorization, Capital budget, General obligation bonds, Housing Trust Fund, Orca, Salmon issues/funding, and Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP)
Carbon Policy and Grid Electrification Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources Issue brief HB 1110 , HB 1257 , HB 1512 , HB 1853 , HB 2042 , HB 2310 , HB 2405 , HB 2586 , and SB 5116 December 2020 Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Clean energy, Climate change, Electrification, Fossil fuel, Greenhouse gas emissions, Power sources/generators, and Renewable energy
Child Care Considerations and Access Children & Families Issue brief October 2020 Background checks, Child care, COVID-19/corona, Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), Early Achievers, Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT), and Working Connections Childcare (WCCC)
Concerns from 2021 Police Reform Legislation Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts Issue brief HB 1054 and HB 1310 August 2021 Behavioral health, Chokehold, De-escalate, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Drunk/impaired driving, Firearms, Involuntary Treatment Act, Law enforcement, Mental health, Police reform, and Use of force
Critical Access Hospital Funding Health Care Issue brief November 2020 Apple Health, COVID-19/corona, Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Hospital funding, Hospitals, Medicaid, Medicare, and Rural health
Decarbonization and Transportation – “Grand Bargain” Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Transportation Issue brief HB 1010 , HB 1091 , HB 1137 , HB 1249 , HB 1290 , HB 1528 , HB 1551 , HB 1564 , HB 1577 , SB 5126 , SB 5141 , SB 5165 , SB 5432 , SB 5481 , and SB 5482 April 2021 Cap and trade, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Clean fuel standard, Climate Commitment Act, Environmental justice, Fossil fuel, Greenhouse gas emissions, Sales and use taxes, and Transportation budget
End-of-Session Messaging (2021 Session) Session review April 2021
ESSB 5092 – 2021-23 Operating Budget State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1277 , SB 5092 , SB 5096 , and SB 5315 January 2021 Apple Health, Behavioral health, Budget Stabilization Account (BSA), Capital gains tax, Child care, Community custody/supervision, COVID-19/corona, Developmental disabilities, Document recording fee, Fair start, Federal stimulus funds, Forest practices, Foster care, General fund, Health care programs, Higher education financing, Homelessness, Housing, Immigrant Relief Program, Insurance, K-12 education, Long-term care services, Medicaid, Mental health, Operating budget, Revenue, School funding, State employee compensation, salaries, benefits and collective bargaining agreements, State need grant, State parks, State v. Blake, Substance use disorder (SUD), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Trueblood, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund, Washington Rescue Plan Transition Account (WRPTA), Workforce Investment Act, and Working Families Tax Credit
ESSB 5476 – State v. Blake Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts Bill brief HB 1558 , HB 1559 , HB 1560 , HB 1561 , HB 1562 , and SB 5476 April 2021 Behavioral health, Courts, Courts and criminal justice funding, Drug and alcohol treatment, Drug crimes, Mental health, Possession/controlled substance, State v. Blake, and Substance use disorder (SUD)
Governor’s 2021-23 Transportation Budget State Budgets , Transportation Issue brief December 2020 Bike and pedestrian, Connecting Washington (CW), Electrification, Ferries, Fish passage barriers, High-speed rail, Pre-apprenticeship Support Services (PASS), Safe routes to schools, and Transportation budget
Governor’s 2022 Supplemental Transportation Budget State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Issue brief December 2021 Bike and pedestrian, Collective bargaining, COVID-19/corona, Driver's licenses, Electric vehicles, Electrification, Equity, Ferries, High-speed rail, Highway maintenance, Safe routes to schools, and Transportation budget
Governor’s Emergency Powers State Government & Elections Issue brief SB 5260 December 2020 Administrative Procedure Act (rulemaking), COVID-19/corona, Emergency powers, Emergency rule, Governor, Proclamations, and State of emergency
Growth Management Act (GMA) and the Lack of Housing Environment & Natural Resources , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees Issue brief HB 1627 , HB 1774 , SB 5275 , and SB 5593 November 2022 Building codes, Excise taxes, Growth management act (GMA), Growth management hearings boards, Homelessness, Housing, Impact fees and land development mitigation, Land use, Local government, Manufactured/mobile homes, Real estate taxes, Rural economic development, Urban growth, and Water issues
HB 1076 – Qui Tam Actions Jobs, Business & Economy , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts Bill brief HB 1076 April 2021 Department of Labor & Industries, Employment discrimination, Employment law, False claims, Human Rights Commission, Labor law, LNI, Local government, Medicaid fraud, Minimum wage, Qui tam, Wage and hour laws, and Whistleblower
HB 1080 – 2021-23 Capital Budget State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1080 April 2021 Behavioral health, Broadband, Building for the Arts, Capital budget, Capital grants, Colleges and universities, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Flooding, General obligation bonds, Higher education construction, Housing Trust Fund, Library, Mental health, Public works assistance account, Rivers, Rural economic development, School construction, State hospital, State parks, Utilities, and Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP)
HB 1091 – Low Carbon Fuel Standard Energy, Utilities & Technology , Transportation Bill brief HB 1091 and HB 1110 April 2021 Carbon credits, Clean fuel standard, Connecting Washington (CW), Fossil fuel, Gas tax, Greenhouse gas emissions, and Low carbon fuel standard
HB 1170 – Washington BEST Manufacturing Jobs, Business & Economy Bill brief HB 1170 April 2021 Department of Commerce, Manufacturing jobs and firms/business, Research and development (R&D), and Workforce development
HB 1334 – REAL Recovery for Washington Act Jobs, Business & Economy , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1334 December 2021 B&O taxes, Child care, COVID-19/corona, Immunizations and vaccines, In-person learning, K-12 education, Remote learning, Rental assistance, Sales and use taxes, Small business assistance, and Unemployment compensation and insurance
HB 1336 – Public Telecommunications Service Energy, Utilities & Technology , Jobs, Business & Economy Bill brief HB 1336 February 2021 Broadband, Cities, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Counties, Ports, Public utility districts, Public works contracting, PUDs, and Telecommunications
HB 1367 and 1368 – Early Action Federal Spending State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1151 , HB 1334 , HB 1367 , and HB 1368 April 2021 Budget Stabilization Account (BSA), Business assistance programs, Child care, Clinics, Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF), COVID-19/corona, Developmental disabilities, Disaster Cash Assistance program, Federal stimulus funds, Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), Food assistance, Food stamps, Foreclosures, Immigrant Relief Program, Immunizations and vaccines, In-person learning, Long-term care services, Private schools, Rental assistance, Rural health, School districts, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and Undocumented
HB 1732 and HB 1733 – Delaying and Modifying the Long-Term Care Services and Supports (LTSS) Program Health Care , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1087 , HB 1594 , HB 1732 , HB 1733 , HB 1742 , and HB 1913 January 2022 Long-term care services, Military/veteran affairs, and Payroll tax
HB 1770 – Strengthening the Energy Code Energy, Utilities & Technology , Housing , Local Government Bill brief HB 1770 February 2022 Building codes, Clean energy, Energy availability, conservation and production, Energy codes, Homeowner, Renewable energy, and Solar
HB 1786 – Supplemental Transportation Budget State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Bill brief HB 1655 , HB 1786 , HB 2077 , HB 2118 , and HB 2119 February 2022 Climate Commitment Act, Connecting Washington (CW), Department of Licensing, Department of Transportation, Ferries, High-speed rail, Homelessness, Human trafficking, Litter, Move Ahead Washington, Safety rest areas, and Transportation budget
HB 5141 – Environmental Justice Environment & Natural Resources Bill brief SB 5141 April 2021 Environmental health, Environmental justice, Health disparities, Overburdened communities/vulnerable populations, and Tribal affairs
HRC Operating Budget Framework 2021-2023 State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief January 2021 B&O taxes, Behavioral health, Charter schools, Child care, Colleges and universities, Community and technical colleges, COVID-19/corona, Developmental disabilities, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Forestry issues, Hatcheries, Homelessness, In-person learning, Long-term care services, Public health, Remote learning, Sales and use taxes, Small business assistance, Tourism, Tribal schools, Unemployment tax, and Working Families Tax Credit
HRC Priorities and Agenda (2021) Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , Redistricting , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Tribes , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1054 and HB 1091 March 2021
K-12 Funding Challenges Education K-12 , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief November 2020 COVID-19/corona, Enrollment, General fund, K-12 education, Local education levies, Pupil transportation, School boards, school district management and boundaries, and School funding
Landlord Tenant Issues and COVID-19 Housing , Land Use & Property Rights Issue brief SB 5600 November 2020 COVID-19/corona, Eviction, Homelessness, Housing, Landlord mitigation program, Landlord/tenant law, and Rental
Local Government Funding Concerns Local Government , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief HB 1679 , HB 1718 , and HB 2625 November 2020 Excise taxes, Growth management act (GMA), Impact fees and land development mitigation, Local government, Property taxes, Real estate taxes, and Sales and use taxes
Long-Term Care (LTC) Trust Act/Public LTC Benefit Health Care , Human Services Issue brief HB 1087 and HB 1323 June 2021 Long-term care funding, Long-term care services, Payroll tax, and Washington Cares Fund
Motor Vehicle Fuel Prices Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Issue brief HB 1091 , HB 1186 , HB 1449 , HB 1578 , HB 1691 , HB 1817 , HB 2815 , SB 5126 , SB 5579 , SB 5897 , SB 5987 , SB 5993 , and SB 6269 March 2022 Apprenticeships, Cap and trade, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Clean fuel standard, Climate Commitment Act, Connecting Washington (CW), Gas prices, Gas tax, Greenhouse gas emissions, Initiative-960 (I-960), Oil-spill prevention, Orca, Refinery/petroleum, and Taxes
Occupational Licensing Reform Jobs, Business & Economy Issue brief December 2020 Competency based licensing, Criminal conviction, Department of Health, Department of Licensing, Interstate compact, Military spouse, and Occupational/professional licensing
OIC Ban on Credit History Jobs, Business & Economy , State Government & Elections Issue brief February 2022 Credit history, Emergency rule, Insurance rates and premiums, and Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC)
Police Reform Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts Issue brief HB 1064 and HB 3003 November 2020 Criminal Justice Training Commission, De-escalate, Deadly force, Defund, I-940, Initiative 940, Law enforcement, Police, and Police reform
Presentation – Capital Budget 101 State Budgets , Taxes & Fees August 2021 Capital budget
Presentation – Transportation Budget Development State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation July 2021 Transportation budget
Presentation – Transportation REAL Solutions State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation HB 1528 , HB 1603 , HB 1604 , HB 1605 , HB 1606 , HB 1607 , and HB 1608 December 2021 Transportation budget
Redistricting Q&A Redistricting , State Government & Elections Issue brief December 2020 Elections, Electoral districts, and Washington State Redistricting Commission
Remote Learning Education K-12 Issue brief October 2020 COVID-19/corona, K-12 education, Parental rights, Public schools, Remote learning, and Virtual
Road Usage Charge (RUC) in Lieu of Gas Tax Taxes & Fees , Transportation Issue brief SB 8200 January 2023 Electric vehicles, Gas prices, Gas tax, Pay-by-mile tax, Public transportation, Transit, Transportation budget, Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC), and Washington State Transportation Commission
Road Usage Charge/Pay-by-Mile Tax /Mileage-Based User Fee Taxes & Fees , Transportation Issue brief SB 6586 November 2020 Electric vehicles, Gas tax, Pay-by-mile tax, and Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC)
SB 5051 – Peace and Corrections Officer Accountability Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts Issue brief April 2021 Corrections Officers, Criminal Justice Training Commission, Law enforcement, Peace Officers, and Police
SB 5096 – Capital Gains Income Tax State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief SB 5096 April 2021 Capital gains tax, Education Legacy Trust Account (ELTA), and Family-owned small business
SB 5126 – Climate Commitment Act Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1091 , HB 1094 , HB 1257 , HB 2042 , HB 2405 , SB 5116 , and SB 5126 April 2021 Alternative fuels, Auction, Cap and trade, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Clean fuel standard, Climate Commitment Act, Climate Investment Account, Department of Ecology, Energy availability, conservation and production, Environmental justice, Forward Flexible Account, Fossil fuel, Gas tax, Greenhouse gas emissions, and Natural gas
SB 5165 – 2021-23 Transportation Budget State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Session review SB 5165 April 2021 Bike and pedestrian, Bonds and debt financing, Clean fuel standard, Connecting Washington (CW), County road, COVID-19/corona, Department of Licensing, Department of Transportation, Ferries, Fish passage barriers, Freight mobility, Pre-apprenticeship Support Services (PASS), Safe routes to schools, Tolls, Transportation budget, Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC), Vehicle titles/registration, and Washington State Patrol
SB 5237 – Fair Start for Kids Act Children & Families Bill brief SB 5237 April 2021 Child care, Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), Early learning, Fair start, and Working Connections Childcare (WCCC)
Tax Update – What to Expect in 2021 State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief December 2020 B&O taxes, Business and occupation tax, Excise taxes, Gas tax, General fund, Operating budget, Property taxes, Real estate taxes, Sales and use taxes, and Tax fairness
The Week Ahead (January 16-January 20, 2023 The Week Ahead January 2023
The Week Ahead (January 23, 2023 – January 27, 2023) The Week Ahead January 2023
The Week Ahead (January 30-February 3, 2023) The Week Ahead January 2023
The Week Ahead (January 9-January 13, 2023) The Week Ahead January 2023
Top 10 – 2021 – Good Bills – Bad Bills Session review April 2021
Top 10 – 2022 – Good Bills – Bad Bills Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Session review HB 1015 , HB 1099 , HB 1117 , HB 1169 , HB 1181 , HB 1280 , HB 1286 , HB 1359 , HB 1486 , HB 1594 , HB 1623 , HB 1630 , HB 1633 , HB 1641 , HB 1643 , HB 1655 , HB 1656 , HB 1681 , HB 1691 , HB 1692 , HB 1705 , HB 1719 , HB 1727 , HB 1735 , HB 1753 , HB 1756 , HB 1767 , HB 1770 , HB 1772 , HB 1785 , HB 1787 , HB 1788 , HB 1800 , HB 1837 , HB 1838 , HB 1850 , HB 1868 , HB 1874 , HB 1876 , HB 1898 , HB 1904 , HB 1951 , HB 1982 , HB 1984 , HB 2015 , HB 2019 , HB 2037 , HB 2056 , SB 5042 , SB 5078 , SB 5155 , SB 5528 , SB 5532 , SB 5597 , SB 5651 , SB 5722 , SB 5801 , SB 5974 , and SB 5975 March 2022
Transportation Budget 2021 State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Issue brief October 2020 Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Connecting Washington (CW), Gas tax, General fund, Initiative 976 (I-976), Joint Transportation Commission, Transportation budget, and Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC)
Unemployment Insurance (UI) Taxes Jobs, Business & Economy Issue brief HB 2965 December 2020 COVID-19/corona, Layoffs, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), Pandemic Unemployment Aid (PUA), UI Trust Fund, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Unemployment Insurance Advisory Committee, and Unemployment tax
Water Banking, Trust and Transfers Agriculture & Water , Environment & Natural Resources Issue brief December 2020 Department of Ecology, Out-of-basin transfers, Relinquishment (water rights), Trust Water Rights Program (TWRP), Water banking, and Water rights transfer
Wildfire Funding Agriculture & Water , Environment & Natural Resources , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief November 2020 Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Firefighter, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Forestry issues, and Rangeland
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