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Washington Legislative Advocacy – April 24, 2023

Washington State 2023 Session is a Wrap The 2023 session of the Washington State Legislature adjourned sine die just after 10:00 p.m. Sunday evening, April 23rd, after 105 days of fast-paced action. This session marked the first year back in person since 2020, and featured 30 newly elected, or promoted, legislators across both chambers and …

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Washington Legislative Advocacy – April 10, 2023

Washington Lawmakers head to the floor after last committee cutoff of session With two weeks remaining in the legislative session, lawmakers are now full-time on the floor of the House and Senate, initially considering the other chamber’s policy bills until Wednesday’s opposite-house cutoff. From there, the remainder of session will focus on negotiating the three …

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Washington Legislative Advocacy – March 6, 2023

Washington Legislative Session has moved into long days and nights as lawmakers debate, amend, and pass bills to the other chamber before next cutoff This week marked the midpoint of this year’s legislative session, as lawmakers wrapped up committee work on their own bills with last Friday’s fiscal committee cutoff. Legislators have been in caucus …

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Washington Legislative Update – February 13, 2023

Business, Financial Services, Gaming & Trade (Senate) – SHR 2 and Virtual J.A. Cherberg – 2/14 @ 8:00am • SB 5720 – Public Hearing – Concerning risk mitigation in property insurance. (Remote Testimony Available). Consumer Protection & Business (House) – HHR C and Virtual JLOB – 2/14 @ 1:30pm • HB 1811 – Public Hearing …

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Washington State Legislative Update – February 6, 2023

Fourth week of the legislative session sees some early floor action, with bills continuing to move through committees With nearly 1,500 bills now introduced in this year’s session, lawmakers are now down to two weeks before the first major cutoff of the session, February 17th, in which bills must clear the policy committee in the …

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WA State Legislative Report – January 30, 2023

Legislature continues hearing and moving bills in third week Nearly 1,300 bills are now in play in the Washington State Legislature as action continues to focus on committee hearings, amendments, and votes. Lawmakers are working toward the February 17th cutoff deadline for non-fiscal bills to emerge from their policy committee. A limited number of bills …

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Washington Legislative Session is open. Report January 6, 2023

Business, Financial Services, Gaming & Trade (Senate) – SHR 2 and Virtual J.A. Cherberg – 1/10 @ 8:00am • SB 5026 – Public Hearing – Eliminating prelicensing education requirements for licensed insurance producers.. (Remote Testimony Available). (If measure is referred to committee.) Consumer Protection & Business (House) – HHR C and Virtual JLOB – 1/10 …

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