Your Legislative Bulletin contains just one article because there’s not much progress to report, and that means trouble.
Washington cities may be disproportionately impacted by the Affordable Care Act's excise tax on high cost health coverage. Because of this concern, AWC submitted comments, on behalf of its member cities and towns, to the IRS on Notice 2015-16 regarding the ACA's High Cost Plan Excise Tax. Read the comment letter and learn more.
Senate Bill 5052 was signed into law last month, which establishes a medical marijuana oversight body, guidance for rules and regulation, licensing, and defines cooperatives and personal grows. Find out what this new law means for cities.
While there are still outstanding differences, the chance of a package passing is promising. Learn about the proposals, direct distribution estimates for your city, TIB programs in jeopardy, and messages you should pass along to your legislators.
Talking to your legislator soon? Use our fact sheets to inform and remind them of city priorities.
AWC’s Legislative Committee releases the 2015 priorities that will be the focus for the upcoming session.
Director of Government Relations
Law & justice, pensions, personnel, public records, social services
Economic development, infrastructure, transportation
Energy, general government, municipal finance, state budget, tele-
Environment & water, housing, infrastructure, land use, social services
AWC Board of Directors
Center for Quality Communities
Municipal Research and Services Center
Municipal Excellence Awards
National League of Cities
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