AWC represents the interests of Washington’s diverse cities and towns. One united voice, speaking for cities large and small, has a significant impact on lawmakers and other interest groups in Olympia.
Check out what cities need. Together, we need to make concerted effort to ensure every legislator knows that the state is only as strong as its cities and towns.
Learn how to engage with legislators, media, and see any current action alerts. Discover how cities lead by example and learn how to become an Advocacy All-Star.
Get legislative updates, check out our Legislative Bulletin, BillTracker, and tweet stream.
Get information on statewide initiatives that could impact cities.
See this year’s winners of our annual Advocacy All-Star, legislative City Champion Awards, and other AWC city awards.
AWC’s Government Relations team in Olympia engages state elected officials and decision makers to ensure a common understanding that the state is only as strong as its cities and towns.
More than 350 officials from 114 cities and towns heard some promising and not so promising news during City Action Days. Find out what the Governor and legislators shared in their conversations with attendees.
2017 City Legislative Priorities
Our focus is on five city legislative priorities.
AWC priority public records bills advance.
Business license and tax bills heard and SSB 5777 moves out of committee.
Check out our hot sheet! This includes the most significant bills we support and oppose, and those we are monitoring.
Guidelines for city officials who routinely engage with legislators or communicate about legislative matters
AWC Board of Directors
Employee Benefit Trust
Risk Management Service Agency
Workers Comp Retro
Drug & Alcohol Consortium
AWC Annual Conference
City Action Days
Healthy Worksite Summit
Labor Relations Institute
Partner with AWC
Center for Quality Communities
Municipal Research and Services Center
National League of Cities