RESOURCES

RESOURCES

Prevention Alliance Budget Memo: June 2020 Revenue Forecast

An updated overview from the Prevention Alliance of the changing operating budget and revenue
landscape in Washington, a summary of the caseload forecast, a breakdown of what is and isn’t
protected in the state budget, and some context for potential options that lie ahead.

Prevention Alliance Budget Memo: COVID-19 Edition with Updated Final 2020 Supplemental Operating Budget & Unofficial Revenue Forecast

An overview from the Prevention Alliance that provides an updated overview of the changing budget and revenue landscape since the 2020 legislative session adjourned.

Prevention Alliance Budget Memo: Final 2020  Supplemental Operating Budget

An overview from the Prevention Alliance of the changing budget and revenue landscape in the final days of the 2020 legislative session and a summary of funding levels in the final supplemental budget passed by the legislature.

Prevention Alliance Budget Memo: March 2020 House & Senate Supplemental Operating Budget Proposals

An overview from the Prevention Alliance of the different supplemental operating budget proposals as passed off the floor of each chamber.

Prevention Alliance Budget Memo: February 2020 Revenue Forecast

A summary from the Prevention Alliance on the February 19th Revenue Forecast released by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

Prevention Alliance Policy Brief: Impacts of Initiative 976

A summary from the Prevention Alliance on the impacts of Initiative 976 - concerning motor vehicle taxes and fees.

Office of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance: Public Charge Information

The federal government has finalized a "public charge" rule that may impact immigrants' applications for visas, permanent residency or admission to the United States. The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the rule to be implemented and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will implement the new rule on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020.

2020 Advocacy Days

Learn about advocacy opportunities during the 2020 Washington State legislative session.

HEALTH POLICY NEWSLETTERS

Sign up to stay informed on health policy news for the WA State Legislative Session.

Week 1 - 2020 Session Begins!

Week 2 - We made it through week 1!

Week 3 - Bills, Bills, Bills!

Week 4 - First Cut-Off!

Week 5 - Another Cut-Off!

Week 6 - Floor Action

Week 7 - Here Come the Budgets

Week 8 - Budgets, Cutoff & COVID-19

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS

Guide to Reading a Legislative Measure

While reading a bill, have you ever been unsure of what certain things mean? Click here for a Guide to Reading a Legislative Measure.

Legislative Glossary

Does some of the terminology during session confuse you? Check out this Glossary of Legislative Terms.

Testifying On A Bill

Are you planning to come down to testify on a bill or budget issue this session? Get tips about how to sign in to testify before a committee, learn about what happens during a hearing, and how to provide effective testimony, here

Washington State Budgets

For a guide to understanding the Washington State Budgets, click here

Bill History

Need support reading and understanding the bill history page? The Legislative Center created this easy to understand tutorial

Shortcuts for Tracking Bills & Finding Out What You Want To Know

To check on a bill, go to the main bill information site to set up a log-in account. You can then find legislation by bill number, prime sponsor, or by topic.

Legislative Committees schedules, agendas and calendars.
To see video, or hear audio, of any legislative meeting or floor debate, go to www.tvw.org.

Summary of Introduced House Legislative Bills, here; Senate Legislative Bills, here.

House Floor Activity Reports, here (shows live status of House floor).

Senate Floor Activity Reports, here (shows live status of Senate floor).

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