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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 17, 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: 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 26, 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 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 03, 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: 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 04, 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 01, 2020 Budget Stabilization Account (BSA), General fund, Operating budget, State revenue, and Tax collections
2023 End-of-Session Review 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 , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1000 , HB 1007 , HB 1011 , HB 1013 , HB 1025 , HB 1087 , HB 1110 , HB 1125 , HB 1143 , HB 1169 , HB 1173 , HB 1181 , HB 1189 , HB 1200 , HB 1210 , HB 1240 , HB 1245 , HB 1268 , HB 1274 , HB 1282 , HB 1293 , HB 1328 , HB 1337 , HB 1355 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1388 , HB 1389 , HB 1401 , HB 1402 , HB 1415 , HB 1436 , HB 1483 , HB 1493 , HB 1513 , HB 1535 , HB 1564 , HB 1615 , HB 1628 , HB 1633 , HB 1638 , HB 1670 , HB 1682 , HB 1704 , HB 1724 , HB 1730 , HB 1766 , SB 5048 , SB 5082 , SB 5187 , SB 5200 , SB 5217 , SB 5229 , SB 5268 , SB 5352 , SB 5536 , and SB 5599 April 24, 2023 2023 interim, Accessory dwelling, Advisory votes, Affordable housing, Apprenticeships, Assault weapons, Auto theft, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Child malnutrition, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Construction trades, Defund, Department of Children, Department of Commerce, Derelict vessels, Drug addiction, Drug paraphernalia, Drunk/impaired driving, Electric vehicles, Emergency powers, Environmental health, Ergonomics, Firearms, Fish passage barriers, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Gas tax, Gender affirming, Government accountability, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Health professions licensing, High school, Higher education construction, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Hope cards, Housing, In-person learning, Incarcerated individual release, K-12 education, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Legal financial obligations, Light mitigation, Long-term care services, Lot splitting, Mental health, Middle housing, Military service credit, Minority-owned business, Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, Natural gas, Oil-spill prevention, Operating budget, Opioid, Parental rights, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Police, Possession/controlled substance, Power Washington, Private right of action, Property taxes, Protection orders, Real estate excise tax (REET), Rent increase, Reproductive services, Sales and use taxes, Salmon issues/funding, School choice, School district boards, School funding, Sentencing enhancements, Sexual assault kits, Small business assistance, Solar, Special education, State v. Blake, Substance use disorder (SUD), Tolls, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, Vehicular pursuits, Veteran, Washington State Patrol, Water quality, Women-owned business, Work at 21+ establishment, Working Families Tax Credit, and Youth and Families (DCYF)
2023 Legislative Session Messaging Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1000 , HB 1011 , HB 1024 , HB 1025 , HB 1047 , HB 1048 , HB 1110 , HB 1125 , HB 1131 , HB 1140 , HB 1143 , HB 1147 , HB 1155 , HB 1169 , HB 1181 , HB 1189 , HB 1210 , HB 1240 , HB 1244 , HB 1245 , HB 1268 , HB 1328 , HB 1333 , HB 1337 , HB 1363 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1389 , HB 1394 , HB 1401 , HB 1402 , HB 1415 , HB 1445 , HB 1472 , HB 1474 , HB 1483 , HB 1508 , HB 1513 , HB 1533 , HB 1550 , HB 1554 , HB 1615 , HB 1628 , HB 1633 , HB 1670 , HB 1682 , HB 1704 , HB 1832 , SB 5077 , SB 5082 , SB 5144 , SB 5179 , SB 5187 , SB 5197 , SB 5198 , SB 5217 , SB 5242 , SB 5280 , SB 5334 , SB 5352 , SB 5536 , SB 5583 , SB 5599 , SB 5632 , SB 5634 , SB 5768 , and SB 5770 April 24, 2023 2023 interim, Abortion, Advisory votes, Affordable housing, Agriculture, Airports, Assault weapons, Assisted disposal, Auto theft, Aviation fuel, Battery disposal, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Catholic confession, Clergy-penitent privilege, Climate change, Consumer health data, Correctional industries, Cosmetic products/Cosmetics, Crime prevention, Derelict vessels, Digital currency, Domestic violence, Domestic violent extremism, Driver education/driver training, Driver's license and identification/identicard fees, Drug addiction, Emergency powers, Encampments, Environmental health, Ergonomics, Eviction, Excise taxes, Ferries, Firearms, Fish passage barriers, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forestry issues, Gambling, Gender affirming, Government accountability, Greenhouse gas emissions, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Health Care Cost Transparency Board, Health care workers, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Housing discrimination, Incarcerated individual release, Labor law, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Lead, Learning loss, Legal financial obligations, Local education levies, Long-term care services, Lot splitting, Manufactured/mobile homes, Mental health, Middle housing, Mifepristone (RU 486), Minimum wage, Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, Nurses, Oil-spill prevention, Operating budget, Parental rights, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Plastic and paper packaging, Police, Police reform, Possession/controlled substance, Power Washington, Private right of action, Property taxes, Public disclosure, Public records, Public schools, Rainy day fund, Real estate excise tax (REET), Religion, Relinquishment (water rights), Rent increase, Rental, Reproductive services, School choice, School district boards, School safety, Sentencing enhancements, Sex offenders, Sexual assault, Solar, Solid waste and recycling, Special education, Stalking, State v. Blake, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Toxics, Traffic tickets/infractions, Transition to Kindergarten (TTK), Transitional Kindergarten (TK), Transportation budget, Urban growth, Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC), Vehicular pursuits, Veteran, Voting Rights Act, Water issues, Wildlife issues, and Working Families Tax Credit
2024 Bad Democrat Roll Call Votes Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Health Care , Housing , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Session review HB 1433 , HB 1985 , HB 2104 , HB 2180 , SB 6038 , and SB 6109 March 08, 2024 2024 Interim, Advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs), Business and occupation tax, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, COLA, Cost of living, Drug crimes, Electricity, Encampments, Energy score reports, Fentanyl, Gas prices, Hybrid-electric ferries, Law enforcement, Medicaid, Methamphetamine, Natural gas, Nurses, Operating budget, Physicians, Property taxes, Seniors, Special education, Tutors and paraeducators, and Veteran
2024 End-of-Session Review 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 , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Tribes , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1011 , HB 1044 , HB 1087 , HB 1162 , HB 1245 , HB 1363 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1401 , HB 1456 , HB 1520 , HB 1535 , HB 1579 , HB 1589 , HB 1615 , HB 1633 , HB 1635 , HB 1704 , HB 1716 , HB 1862 , HB 1892 , HB 1893 , HB 1899 , HB 1903 , HB 1932 , HB 1943 , HB 1961 , HB 1982 , HB 1987 , HB 1989 , HB 2001 , HB 2003 , HB 2030 , HB 2033 , HB 2040 , HB 2051 , HB 2114 , HB 2118 , HB 2134 , HB 2142 , HB 2153 , HB 2177 , HB 2179 , HB 2202 , HB 2300 , HB 2313 , HB 2324 , HB 2331 , HB 2357 , HB 2375 , HB 2387 , HB 2439 , HB 2482 , SB 5180 , SB 5241 , SB 5424 , SB 5462 , SB 5770 , SB 5803 , SB 5949 , SB 5950 , SB 6058 , and SB 6301 April 09, 2024 2024 Interim, Accessory dwelling, Affordable housing, Animal cruelty, Auto theft, Behavioral health, Broadband, Building codes, Building permits, Business and occupation tax, Cap and trade, Capital budget, Capital gains tax, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Carbon market linkage, Catalytic converters, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Criminal Justice Training Commission, Dams, Deadly force, Derelict vessels, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Downpayment, Drought, Drug addiction, Drug crimes, Early learning, Education savings account, Elections, Electric vehicles, Electricity, Emergency powers, Encampments, Excise taxes, Felon voting, Fentanyl, Firearms, First responders, Fish passage barriers, Flooding, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forestry issues, Gas-powered, Graffiti, Guns and Second Amendment, Health care mergers, Higher education financing, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Housing, Hydroelectric, Incarcerated individual voting and jury duty, Income tax, Indigent, Initiative 2081 (I-2081), Initiative 2109 (I-2109), Initiative 2111 (I-2111), Initiative 2113 (I-2113) – Restoring Vehicular Pursuit, Initiative 2117 (I-2117), Initiative 2124 (I-2124), Initiative to the Legislature (ITL), Interstate compact, K-12 education, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Learning loss, Literacy, Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Program (LTSS Program), Lot splitting, Mental health, Military spouse, Military/veteran affairs, National guard, Natural gas, Oil trains, Operating budget, Parental rights, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Police, Property crime, Property taxes, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Reduced sentences, Rent control, Rent stabilization, Retail theft, Rural economic development, Sales and use taxes, Salmon issues/funding, School construction, School curriculum, School instructional materials, Semiconductor, Sex offenders, State of emergency, Striking workers, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Teachers, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, Tutors and paraeducators, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Vehicular pursuits, Water resources, and Wildfire
2024 Good/Bad/Bipartisan Bills Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1011 , HB 1044 , HB 1162 , HB 1245 , HB 1282 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1401 , HB 1456 , HB 1520 , HB 1579 , HB 1589 , HB 1615 , HB 1633 , HB 1635 , HB 1704 , HB 1716 , HB 1862 , HB 1892 , HB 1893 , HB 1899 , HB 1903 , HB 1932 , HB 1943 , HB 1961 , HB 1982 , HB 1987 , HB 1989 , HB 2001 , HB 2003 , HB 2030 , HB 2033 , HB 2040 , HB 2051 , HB 2114 , HB 2118 , HB 2134 , HB 2142 , HB 2153 , HB 2177 , HB 2179 , HB 2202 , HB 2300 , HB 2313 , HB 2324 , HB 2331 , HB 2357 , HB 2375 , HB 2384 , HB 2387 , HB 2482 , SB 5180 , SB 5241 , SB 5424 , SB 5462 , SB 5770 , SB 5803 , SB 5949 , SB 6058 , and SB 6301 March 07, 2024 2024 Interim, Accessory dwelling, Affordable housing, Animal cruelty, Attorney general, Broadband, Building codes, Building permits, Business and occupation tax, Capital budget, Carbon Auction Rebate (CAR) Act, Carbon market linkage, Catalytic converters, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Construction trades, Criminal Justice Training Commission, Deadly force, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Downpayment, Drug crimes, Education savings account, Elections, Encampments, Fentanyl, Firearms, First responders, Gas-powered, Graffiti, Health care mergers, Incarcerated individual voting and jury duty, Interstate compact, Landlord, Law enforcement, Library, Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Program (LTSS Program), Lot splitting, Military spouse, National guard, Natural gas, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Property taxes, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Reduced sentences, Rent control, Rent increase, Retail theft, Rural economic development, School construction, Semiconductor, Sex offenders, Teaching, Traffic cameras, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, Tutors and paraeducators, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Veteran, and Wildfire
Capital Budget Overview State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief October 01, 2020 Bond authorization, Capital budget, General obligation bonds, Housing Trust Fund, Orca, Salmon issues/funding, and Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP)
End-of-Session Messaging (2021 Session) Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1001 , HB 1010 , HB 1020 , HB 1029 , HB 1054 , HB 1076 , HB 1078 , HB 1080 , HB 1084 , HB 1091 , HB 1095 , HB 1099 , HB 1103 , HB 1114 , HB 1130 , HB 1137 , HB 1168 , HB 1170 , HB 1228 , HB 1236 , HB 1267 , HB 1277 , HB 1279 , HB 1297 , HB 1310 , HB 1332 , HB 1334 , HB 1381 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , HB 1457 , HB 1557 , SB 5038 , SB 5051 , SB 5092 , SB 5096 , SB 5126 , SB 5165 , SB 5191 , SB 5193 , SB 5476 , and SB 5478 April 26, 2021 Affordable housing, B&O taxes, Behavioral health, Broadband, Cap and tax, Cap and trade, Capital budget, Capital gains tax, Car tab fees, Climate change, Community and technical colleges, Derelict vessels, Drug and alcohol treatment, Emergency powers, Eviction, Felon voting, Firearms, Fish passage barriers, Foreclosures, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Homelessness, K-12 education, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Low carbon fuel standard, Manufacturing jobs and firms/business, Mental health, Natural gas, Open carry, Operating budget, Peace Officers, Police reform, Possession/controlled substance, Property taxes, Public works assistance account, Qui tam, Sales and use taxes, Seniors, State v. Blake, Transportation budget, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Urban heat islands, Veteran, and Working Families Tax Credit
End-of-Session Messaging (2022 Session) Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1015 , HB 1091 , HB 1099 , HB 1181 , HB 1280 , HB 1286 , HB 1594 , HB 1603 , HB 1623 , HB 1630 , HB 1633 , HB 1641 , HB 1655 , HB 1656 , HB 1692 , HB 1705 , HB 1719 , HB 1727 , HB 1735 , HB 1772 , HB 1785 , HB 1787 , HB 1788 , HB 1800 , HB 1837 , HB 1838 , HB 1874 , HB 1876 , HB 1898 , HB 1912 , HB 1913 , HB 1967 , HB 1973 , HB 1984 , HB 2015 , HB 2019 , HB 2037 , HB 2056 , SB 5042 , SB 5078 , SB 5126 , SB 5528 , SB 5532 , SB 5651 , SB 5689 , SB 5693 , SB 5722 , SB 5919 , SB 5974 , and SB 5975 March 11, 2022 Affordable housing, Cap and trade, Capital budget, Emergency powers, Guns and Second Amendment, Homelessness, Law enforcement, Long-term care services, Low carbon fuel standard, Move Ahead Washington, Operating budget, Payroll tax, Sales and use taxes, Transportation budget, and Vehicular pursuits
ESSB 5092 – 2021-23 Operating Budget State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1277 , SB 5092 , SB 5096 , and SB 5315 June 03, 2021 Apple Health, Behavioral health, benefits and collective bargaining agreements, 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, salaries, School funding, State employee compensation, 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
Governor’s 2021-23 Transportation Budget State Budgets , Transportation Issue brief December 01, 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 13, 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
HB 1080 – 2021-23 Capital Budget State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1080 April 25, 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 1125 – Final 2023-25 Transportation Budget State Budgets , Transportation Bill brief HB 1125 , HB 1638 , and HB 1853 April 21, 2023 Alternative fuels, Bike safety program, Carbon emissions, Clean fuel standard, Climate Commitment Act, Columbia River Interstate 5 (I-5) bridge replacement, Connecting Washington (CW), Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Driver's licenses, Electric vehicles, Electrification, Ferries, Fish passage barriers, Freight mobility, Gateway Project, High-speed rail, Higher education construction, Hybrid-electric ferries, Hydrogen refueling, Law enforcement, Mobile licensing unit, Move Ahead Washington, North-South freeway, Police, Retail delivery charge, Right-of-way encampments, Safe routes to schools, School buses and student transportation, Snake River, Transit, Transportation budget, Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC), and Washington State Patrol
HB 1140 – House Proposed 2023-25 Operating Budget (updated March 31) State Budgets Bill brief HB 1140 and HB 1436 March 31, 2023 Abortion, Apple Health, B&O taxes, Behavioral health, Budget Stabilization Account (BSA), Business and occupation tax, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Covenant Homeownership Account, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), Encampments, Food assistance, General fund, Homelessness, Housing, K-12 education, Medicaid, Mental health, Operating budget, Property taxes, Public utility districts, Rainy day fund, Real estate taxes, Rental assistance, Sales and use taxes, Shadow reserve, State debt, State revenue, Tax collections, Trooper Recruitment Program, Trueblood, and Undocumented
HB 1334 – REAL Recovery for Washington Act Jobs, Business & Economy , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1334 December 01, 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 1367 and 1368 – Early Action Federal Spending State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1151 , HB 1334 , HB 1367 , and HB 1368 April 25, 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 03, 2022 Long-term care services, Military/veteran affairs, and Payroll tax
HB 1786 – Supplemental Transportation Budget State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Bill brief HB 1655 , HB 1786 , HB 2077 , HB 2118 , and HB 2119 February 21, 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 2089 – House Proposed 2024 Supplemental Capital Budget State Budgets Bill brief HB 2089 February 19, 2024 Air quality, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Capital gains tax, Carbon emissions, Career and technical education (CTE), Climate Commitment Act, Coastal restoration, Common School Construction Fund (CSCF), Developmental disabilities, Early learning, Electric vehicles, Fish passage barriers, Health and safety, Home ownership, Housing, Housing Trust Fund, Initiative 2109 (I-2109), Initiative 2117 (I-2117), Low-income housing, Manufactured/mobile homes, Mental health, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Salmon issues/funding, School construction, Solar, Technical skills center, and Tribal schools
HB 2134 – Final 2024 Supplemental Transportation Budget State Budgets , Transportation Bill brief HB 1964 , HB 1989 , HB 2134 , and HB 2485 March 07, 2024 Climate Commitment Act, Columbia River Interstate 5 (I-5) bridge replacement, Commercial trucking, Department of Transportation, Driver education/driver training, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Ferries, Fish passage barriers, Fuel prices, Graffiti, Hybrid-electric ferries, Initiative 2117 (I-2117), Pay-by-mile tax, Pollinators, Right-of-way encampments, Sandy Williams Connection Communities Program, Solar, State Route 520, Traffic cameras, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, and Washington State Patrol
HB 2134 – Supplemental Transportation Budget (Voted Out of Committee) State Budgets , Transportation Bill brief HB 1989 , HB 2134 , and HB 2485 February 23, 2024 Auction, Climate Commitment Act, Electric vehicles, Electrification, Ferries, Fish passage barriers, Gas tax, Graffiti, Move Ahead Washington, Pollinators, Public transportation, Renewable energy, Right-of-way encampments, Transportation budget, and Washington State Patrol
HRC Operating Budget Framework 2021-2023 State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief January 04, 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 04, 2021
K-12 Funding Challenges Education K-12 , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief November 02, 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
Local Government Funding Concerns Local Government , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief HB 1679 , HB 1718 , and HB 2625 November 02, 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
Messaging: HB 2134 – Final Supplemental Transportation Budget State Budgets , Transportation Messaging HB 2134 March 07, 2024 Transportation budget
Presentation – Capital Budget 101 State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief November 07, 2023 Capital budget
Presentation – Transportation Budget Development State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Issue brief July 01, 2021 Transportation budget
Presentation – Transportation REAL Solutions State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Issue brief HB 1528 , HB 1603 , HB 1604 , HB 1605 , HB 1606 , HB 1607 , and HB 1608 December 09, 2021 Transportation budget
SB 5096 – Capital Gains Income Tax State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief SB 5096 April 20, 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 25, 2021 Alternative fuels, Auction, Cap and trade, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Clean fuel standard, Climate Commitment Act, Climate Investment Account, conservation and production, Department of Ecology, Energy availability, 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 25, 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 5200 – Final 2023-25 Capital Budget State Budgets Bill brief HB 1044 , HB 1148 , and SB 5200 April 21, 2023 Behavioral health, Broadband, Building Communities, Building for the Arts, Capital Assistance to Small School Districts, Capital budget, Capital gains tax, Capitol Campus/Legislative Campus, Chehalis Basin Strategy, Civil conversion, Clean energy, Colleges and universities, Columbia River, Community and technical colleges, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Crisis stabilization, Dental, Developmental disabilities, Early learning, Fish passage barriers, Flooding, Floodplains, General obligation bonds, Health care infrastructure, Higher education institutions, Home ownership, Housing Trust Fund, Instream flows, Library, Mental health, Public utility districts, Public works assistance account, Riparian, Salmon issues/funding, School construction, Seismic safety, Shelters, Small District and Tribal Compact School Modernization Program, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Technical skills center, Weatherization, Yakima River, and Youth recreational facilities
SB 5768 – Distributing Abortion Medication Health Care , State Budgets Bill brief SB 5768 April 20, 2023 Abortion, Courts, Department of Corrections, and Mifepristone (RU 486)
SB 5949 – Final 2024 Supplemental Capital Budget State Budgets Bill brief SB 5949 March 06, 2024 Air quality, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Capital gains tax, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Coastal restoration, Common School Construction Fund (CSCF), Developmental disabilities, Drug and alcohol treatment, Early learning, Energy efficiency, Fish passage barriers, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, General obligation bonds, Health Kids-Healthy Schools, Home ownership, Housing Trust Fund, Initiative 2109 (I-2109), Initiative 2117 (I-2117), Initiative to the Legislature (ITL), Manufactured/mobile homes, Salmon issues/funding, School construction, Small District and Tribal Compact School Modernization Program, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), and Technical skills center
SB 5950 – Final 2024 Supplemental Operating Budget State Budgets Bill brief SB 5950 March 11, 2024 Behavioral health, Budget Stabilization Account (BSA), Capital gains tax, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Charter schools, Climate Commitment Act, COLA, Community custody/supervision, Cost of living, Death Investigations Account, Dental, Developmental disabilities, Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), Electric vehicles, Farming, Federal stimulus funds, Food assistance, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest Health Account, Forestry issues, Foster care, General fund, Homelessness, Human services, Immigration, Involuntary Treatment Act, K-12 education, Law enforcement, Long-term care services, Medicaid, Motor vehicle account, Nurses, Operating budget, Opioid, Opioid overdose reversal medication, Reentry, Refugee, Salmon issues/funding, School buses and student transportation, Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Solar, Special education, State hospital, State revenue, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Tribal affairs, Undocumented, University of Washington (UW), Working Connections Childcare (WCCC), and World Cup
Tax Update – What to Expect in 2021 State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief December 01, 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
Top 10 – 2021 – Good Bills – Bad Bills Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Tribes , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1001 , HB 1054 , HB 1076 , HB 1078 , HB 1084 , HB 1091 , HB 1095 , HB 1099 , HB 1103 , HB 1114 , HB 1117 , HB 1137 , HB 1168 , HB 1170 , HB 1193 , HB 1236 , HB 1251 , HB 1279 , HB 1310 , HB 1313 , HB 1332 , HB 1335 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , HB 1455 , HB 1457 , HB 1480 , SB 5010 , SB 5036 , SB 5038 , SB 5051 , SB 5061 , SB 5096 , SB 5126 , SB 5141 , SB 5188 , SB 5191 , SB 5193 , SB 5220 , and SB 5478 April 26, 2021 Cap and tax, Capital gains tax, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Climate Commitment Act, Credit history, Discrimination, Environmental justice, Eviction, Felon voting, Firearms, Foreclosures, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forestry issues, Guns and Second Amendment, Jails, Law enforcement, Manufacturing jobs and firms/business, Open carry, Physical disabilities, Police reform, Prisons, Property taxes, Qui tam, Road maintenance, Salmon issues/funding, Seniors, Social security numbers (SSNs), Tribal affairs, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Unemployment tax, Urban heat islands, Use of force, and Veteran
Top 10 – 2022 – Good Bills – Bad Bills Children & Families , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military 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 11, 2022 Arrest/criminal record, B&O taxes, Ballot, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Clean energy, Climate Commitment Act, Criminal conviction, Data privacy, Drive-by shootings, Elections, Emergency powers, Energy codes, Ergonomics, Farming, Firearms, Ghost guns, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Hospitals, Industrial insurance, Law enforcement, Liquor licenses, Long-term care services, Mental health, Military equipment, Misdemeanor, Move Ahead Washington, Natural gas, Net zero, Oil-spill prevention, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Police, Power sources/generators, Prejudgment interest, Prescription drugs, Property taxes, Psychologists, Real estate taxes, Rent increase, Retail, Riparian, Safety rest areas, Salmon issues/funding, School choice, Sentencing, Sound Transit, Suicide prevention, Teaching, Theft, Transportation budget, Underserved communities, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Use of force, Vehicle titles/registration, Vehicular pursuits, Voting Rights Act, and Working Families Tax Credit
Transportation Budget 2021 State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Issue brief October 01, 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)
Wildfire Funding Agriculture & Water , Environment & Natural Resources , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief November 02, 2020 Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Firefighter, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Forestry issues, and Rangeland
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