Prevention Alliance 2019 Session Summary

The outcomes of the 2019 Prevention Alliance Strategies are summarized, providing each strategy and description that was on the 2019 Prevention Alliance Policy Platform followed by a summary of the successful budget items and/or bills that passed for that strategy. 


Budget Memo: April 2019 House and Senate Operating Budget and Revenue Proposals

As the legislature works toward the end of the 2019 session, the focus is largely on reaching an agreement on a final budget. This memo provides an overview of the House and Senate operating budget and revenue proposals. 


Budget Memo: March 2019 Revenue Forecast

Take a deeper dive into the spring quarterly revenue forecast released by the Economic and Revenue Council (ERFC) on March 20th, 2019. A special thanks to Carrie Glover for her outstanding work on this piece. 


2019 Advocacy Days

Learn about advocacy opportunities during the 2019 Washington State legislative session. 


Week 1 - Session Begins!

Week 2 - Off To A Fast Start!

Week 3 - Guns, Opioids, and Measles - Oh My!

Week 4 - Under the Rotunda

Week 5 - First Cutoff!

Week 6 - A Wild Week

Week 7 - Another Cutoff

Week 8 - Floor Dance, or Floor Action?

Week 9 - Switching Sides

Week 10 - Spring Forecast

Week 11 - Here Come The Budgets! 

Week 12 - Budgets

Week 13 - Blossoms, Budgets & Bill Signings!

Week 14 - Another Cutoff!

Week 15 - Countdown to Sine Die!

Week 16 - Sine Die!


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

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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