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

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Feb

2014

Bill extending document recording fee for homeless funding fails to pass out of Senate Committee

Regrettably HB 2368 the document recording fee for homeless funding was not brought forward for advancement in the Senate Financial Institutions and Housing Committee Thursday evening.

21

Feb

2014

Status of bills as we reach another cutoff

February 18 was the cutoff for bills to pass out of their house of origin (i.e. House bills out of the House and Senate bills out of the Senate) and it was a busy day in both Houses.

14

Feb

2014

Continued funding for homeless housing and assistance passes the House

HB 2368 removes the sunset date for the collection of document recording fees that are the largest source of state and local funding to address homelessness.

14

Feb

2014

Nuisance abatement property liens

HB 1367 putting city nuisance abatement liens on par with counties as a first position lien passed the House on February 13.

7

Feb

2014

Status of bills as we reach the first cut-off

Today, February 7 is the deadline for policy bills (i.e. not budget/fiscal related) to pass out of committee.

24

Jan

2014

Homeless housing funding endangered

AWC testified in favor of a proposal (HB 2368) from Rep. Sawyer (D-Tacoma) that would remove the sunset on several critical fees that fund the state and local homeless assistance programs.
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