Update from Olympia

By Franz Wiechers-Gregory, WA Policy Center

Feb 19, 2020

After a slow start to this year’s legislative session, state lawmakers are scrambling this week to pass hundreds of bills by Wednesday 5:00 p.m. cut-off deadline. Bills that are not voted out of their originating chamber will be dead for this year’s session and for the 2019-20 legislative cycle, barring a special session or extraordinary parliamentary maneuver.