(The Center Square) – During a televised legislative preview days before the Legislature’s opening, Washington State House Speaker Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, added oversight of the governor’s emergency powers to her theme of “finding balance” this year, after last year’s more activist session.
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OLYMPIA — An 18-month delay of the long-term care payroll tax is one step closer to becoming a reality.
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OLYMPIA — The Legislature must act this session on climate change, housing and transportation, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday.
OLYMPIA — The 2022 session of the Washington State Legislature opened Jan. 10 with legislators saying they want to help strengthen economic well being, manage covid-19 risks, provide help with childcare, housing, and mental health support and mitigate the effects of climate change.
(The Center Square) – Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has exercised pandemic-related state of emergency powers for 678 days now.
(The Center Square) – Following a similar move by the House earlier, the Washington State Senate will operate in hybrid mode when the 60-day 2022 legislative session convenes on Jan. 10.
(The Center Square) – Omicron is wreaking havoc with the upcoming session of the Washington State legislature.