Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee
October 8th, 2015, 5:00PM
Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center
Work Session: State funding of basic education
October 8th, 2015, 3:00PM
The 2015 Legislature approved new gas taxes to pay for roads, transit, bridges, and other transportation needs -- so how will the money be spent? We go in-depth with WA Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson.
October 7th, 2015, 7:00PM
Washington prepares its first Alzheimer's Plan to address growing needs related to the disease and dementias. Plus, the state's effort to better protect seniors from abuse and fraud.
Guaranteed Education Tuition/GET Committee
October 7th, 2015, 2:00PM
Agenda: Call to order/welcome, approval of 9/1/15 minutes, Chair's Report (College Affordability Act overview, asset allocation updates), Director's Report (customer updates, National 529 report), public comment, info sharing/discussion, next steps.
October 6th, 2015, 1:00AM
Helen Macdonald, "H is for Hawk" -- An inspiring and beautiful account of a woman battling grief by training one of the sky's most vicious predators, a goshawk.
October 5th, 2015, 10:00AM
House Hearing Rm B
Agenda: Overview of water supply, stormwater & flood needs (DOE), presentation by Senators Honeyford/Braun on SB 5628 (relating to providing for storm water, flood control, & water supply infrastructure in WA), stakeholder perspectives.
October 2nd, 2015, 10:00AM
House Hearing Rm D
Work Session: The Growth Management Act - Considerations for a structured review, The impacts of land trust property purchases.
October 1st, 2015, 8:00PM
Hayner Media Center
School districts are relying on local property tax levies to pay for costs that courts say should be covered by the state - including teacher salaries and basic education. This mini-documentary looks at how an overreliance on local levies affects schools.
October 1st, 2015, 5:30PM
Satsop Business Park
A public hearing regarding the draft EIS reports on the Westway/Imperium crude-by-rail expansion projects in Grays Harbor county takes place in Elma.
October 1st, 2015, 3:00PM
Can legislators solve the K-12 funding and policy puzzle? We talk with Sens. Ann Rivers and Christine Rolfes of Gov. Inslee's McCleary workgroup. Plus, Rep. Eric Pettigrew on how legislators may respond to the WA Supreme Court's charter school decision.
October 1st, 2015, 12:30PM
Governors Conference Room
Governor Jay Inslee meets with the local press corps during a media availability at the state capitol (topics discussed were the shooting at Umpqua College in Oregon, issues surrounding McCleary, charter schools).
October 1st, 2015, 9:00AM
Temple of Justice
Administration of Oath of Attorney Ceremony -- remarks by Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, presentation of law clerks, former externs and friends, administration of oaths, welcome of new admittees.
September 30th, 2015, 7:00PM
How the drought impacted Washington's premier crops: Hops and Apples. Travel to Sunnyside and Yakima to see the incredible process of how each crop is harvested. Plus, an interview with Washington's Farm Bureau.
September 30th, 2015, 11:30AM
(SEA) Fairmont Olympic Hotel
C. R. Douglas, Q13 FOX News political analyst, engages in a dialogue about the last 50 years of Washington's history with former Governor and United States Senator Daniel J. Evans during a luncheon event in Seattle.
September 30th, 2015, 10:30AM
General Administration Building
Results Review (Goal 4 Healthy/Safe Communities): Agenda overview, Gov. Inslee remarks, goal council intro, vulnerable adult abuse & neglect investigations (increase % completed), adult offenders - employed post-release (increase %), closing comments.
September 29th, 2015, 3:00PM
House Hearing Rm B
Agenda: Convening of Task Force Business, overview of Task Force Objectives and Deadlines, Learning from Others' Experiences in Texas, Roundtable Discussion.
September 29th, 2015, 10:00AM
House Hearing Rm A
Work Session: Law enforcement use of body worn cameras.
September 29th, 2015, 1:00AM
William T. Vollmann, "The Dying Grass" -- A story of the Nez Perce War, the latest in Vollmann's series of novels examining the collision between Native Americans and European colonizers.