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Welcome to AWC’s online library of Legislative Bulletin and CityVoice news articles and other updates.

18

Jan

2013

Load covering requirements for vehicles hauling dirt, sand, rocks, or gravel

On January 17, the House Transportation Committee held a public hearing on HB 1007, which would require a vehicle operating on a paved public highway and hauling dirt, sand, rocks, or gravel to cover the load.

18

Jan

2013

Authorizing cities to set reduced speed limits

HB 1045 would allow cities and towns to establish a maximum speed limit of 20 miles per hour on a non-arterial highway, or part of a non-arterial highway that is within a residence district or business district, without having to conduct a traffic or engineering study.

11

Jan

2013

Will this be the year for a state-wide transportation funding package?

As we enter the 2013 legislative session, it’s clear a variety of groups and interests (including cities) will be pushing for new transportation funding.

11

Jan

2013

Feedback needed on legislation to allow digital billboards

Clear Channel Communications is working on a new proposal regarding digital billboards.

14

Dec

2012

Cities working on transportation funding options

Governor Gregoire is indicating that she may propose a statewide transportation funding proposal when she releases her proposed budget on December 18.

14

Dec

2012

New AWC lobbyist hired

We are pleased to share that Alison Hellberg has accepted a position as AWC’s lead lobbyist on transportation, infrastructure, and economic development issues.

29

Nov

2012

Coal train webinar materials available

AWC hosted a two-part series of webinars to provide information to our members about proposed coal export facilities and the associated rail traffic.

9

Nov

2012

Sea of change in transportation leadership

With the departure of Sen. Haugen, Sen. Swecker, and Rep. Armstrong, there will be a sea of change in legislative leadership on transportation issues.

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