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Legislative Bulletin

The Legislative Bulletin, emailed weekly during session and monthly during the interim, is one of AWC’s most valuable legislative resources for cities. It covers what you need to know about issue areas, hot topics, and how to take action on city priorities.


April 17 – Help save PWTF | Public records bill keep moving | LEOFF 2 video

April 10 – Good news for cities in House capital budget | Public records bill needs help

April 3 – House and Senate budget negotiations taking place now


March 27 – House proposed budget released | Pension cost increases in Senate budget

March 20 – This is the week we've been waiting for: Senate budget proposal coming

March 13 – See which bills made it past the cutoff | Possible budget impacts on cities

March 6 – City business license & tax bills pass | Public records bills pass


February 27 – Lodging tax bill limits local authority | Help public records bills move

February 20 – City Action Days recap | Priority bills advance | Hot sheet

February 13 – PWTF | Business license bills | Public records bills

February 6 – Hearings scheduled for city priority bills


January 30 – Week four and city priority bills are on the move

January 23 – Day 15 and many bills introduced | Priority bill would restore liquor revenue

January 16 – 5G technology | AWC Budget Principles

January 9 – 2017 legislative session begins today!



December 12 – Divided Legislature | Governor's budget expected soon


October 31 – No tricks just task forces, Medicaid, & FAST Act

October 3 – Gearing up for a pivotal session | City business licensing authority