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Governor Inslee addresses city leaders during City Action Days

The Governor addressed attendees during City Action Days. Hear his priorities, thoughts on a transportation package, how cities fared in his budget proposal, and more. More

Action Alert: Important legislative deadlines approaching

The Legislature has a self-imposed deadline of 5 pm this Friday, February 20, to act on policy bills they're considering, or the bill languishes for another year. If any of these are important to you, now is the time you should email or call your legislators! More

Operation Strong Cities Pocket Guide – 2015 edition

Use AWC’s Pocket Guide to help you communicate with legislators throughout session, and make sure they know that strong cities make a great state. More

Diverse coalition urges investment in public works funding

A new brochure packed with stories and data. Share it with others in your community to advocate for a fully-funded Public Works Assistance Account. More

Local Government Champions Caucuses provide bipartisan support for cities

Declaring "this is the year we move forward on local government," Reps. Chris Reykdal (D-Tumwater) and Cary Condotta (R-East Wenatchee) filmed this message. More

AWC’s 2015 Legislative Priorities

AWC’s Legislative Committee releases the 2015 priorities that will be the focus for the upcoming session. More

AWC Fact Sheets

Talking to your legislator soon? Use our fact sheets to inform and remind them of city priorities. More

Data Portal – MTCA sites awaiting cleanup

250 million dollars has been transferred from MTCA to the state's operating budget – yet more than 900 sites await cleanup in Washington's cities. More

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Dave Williams
Director of Government Relations

Candice Bock
Law & justice, pensions, personnel, public records, social services

Alison Hellberg
Economic development, infrastructure, transportation

Victoria Lincoln
Energy, general government, municipal finance, state budget, tele-

Carl Schroeder
Environment & water, housing, infrastructure, land use, social services