Author Archives: aaronw

25 Apr
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Billig: “The 2021 legislative session saw the end of incremental change and the beginning of a fundamental transformation”

“When we began this session 105 days ago, we had a choice.  We could come in to do the minimum and get out of town. Instead, we chose to rise to the moment as a Legislature and as a state ...

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16 Apr
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This Week In The Senate – Week 15: SINE DIE

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15 Apr
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Senate passes bill to address Supreme Court’s Blake decision

Washington would re-establish a statewide legal framework pertaining to controlled substances and expanding behavioral health treatment options, under a bill passed today by the Senate. In a Feb. 25 decision in the case of State v. Blake, the Washington State ...

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A gavel above a "Washington State Senate" name plate
11 Apr
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This Week In The Senate – Week 14: Forward Washington, floor action and just two weeks left

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A gavel above a "Washington State Senate" name plate
03 Apr
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This Week In The Senate – Week 13: Floor action intensifies, Blake Decision response and an important cutoff

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26 Mar
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This Week In The Senate – Week 12: Budgets, floor action and a crucial cutoff

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23 Mar
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Hobbs: Transportation budget “reflects the urgent need for infrastructure investments”

While Washington’s finances continue to recover and benefit from a better-than-expected revenue forecast and one-time federal money, the state’s transportation funding sources continue to languish. Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, the collection of gas tax, has been in decline. Gas ...

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21 Mar
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This Week In The Senate – Week 11: Another key cutoff and budgets are unveiled

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12 Mar
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This Week In The Senate – Week 10: Working Families Tax Credit, Police Accountability and Billy Frank Jr.

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07 Mar
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This Week In The Senate – Week 9: A historic first-half wraps up, committees heat up and International Women’s Day 2021

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