Legislative Advocacy

October 31, 2016

The Legislative Bulletin is produced monthly during the interim.
We will resume weekly production in January 2017.

AWC ready to get down to business after the election. More

Budget & finance
Legislators to hear from task force on local business tax & licensing simplification. More

Human services
Washington receives federal Medicaid waiver to pursue innovative health outcomes. More

Public safety & criminal justice
Body camera task force tackles camera technology and local policies. More

Recommendations for distribution of federal transportation dollars have been sent to Governor Inslee. More

Check out our city priority fact sheets
Dive into our city priority fact sheets to learn more about the issues we’ll focus on this upcoming legislative session. The issue briefs provide vital information on an issue’s current state, historical background, what strong cities need, and contact information for relevant AWC staff. Find issue briefs on public records, homelessness, infrastructure, home rule, property tax, BLEA funding, and a LEOFF 1/TRS 1 pension merger proposal. More

Introducing Cities 101 videos – Sewers
You asked, and we answered! Cities say they want new, exciting, and interesting ways to educate the public about all the great work that cities do. In response, we are excited to introduce our new video series, Cities 101! The first video in the series focuses on how our modern sewer systems work, how they are paid for, and why cities and you should be making a big stink about it. Share this video on your social media, and watch out for more topics in CityVoice in the coming weeks. More


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