With just 14 days left to go, the Senate will return to the floor this week to begin the concurrence process on bills amended by the House. Also this week, the Transportation Committee will take public testimony on Forward Washington, Sen. Steve Hobbs’ infrastructure investment package.

Week 14 comes on the heels of a historic Week 13 that saw the Senate and House pass monumental policies to address climate change, police accountability, eviction reform and many other measures to help Washingtonians in every community. You can read more below:

Seattle Times: Putting a price on polluting: Washington Senate OKs carbon-cap and clean-fuels bills

MyNorthwest: Legislature poised to bring sweeping police reforms to Washington

Seattle Times: Washington may soon be first state to guarantee lawyers for low-income tenants facing eviction


Senator Steve Hobbs presides over the senate from the rostrum in olympia
Sen. Steve Hobbs (D-Lake Stevens), Chair of the Transportation Committee.

Monday, April 12
10 a.m.

Forward Washington, a 16-year, $18 billion transportation investment package, will receive a public hearing in the Transportation Committee. You can view documents related to the plan — including a project list — by clicking here. Watch live on TVW.


Associated Press reporter Rachel La Corte, Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins, Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig and House Republican Minority Leader JT Wilcox take part in the 2019 AP Legislative Forum
Leadership from the Senate and House Democratic Caucus will answer questions from the media Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 13

Leadership from the Senate and House Democratic Caucuses will answer questions from the media. Watch live on TVW.


The Senate will be on the floor most of this week to put the finishing touches on the 2021 Legislative Session.

1 p.m.

The concurrence process on bills amended by the House gets underway. The best way to follow all the action is via TVW’s Senate Channel and our Twitter feed at @WASenDemocrats.