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The Impact Video Available

December 17th, 2014, 7:00PM

The Governor releases his budget plans for the 2015 Legislative Session. Plus, lessons learned from the Oso landslide, and steps schools are taking to protect kids from natural disasters.

Gov. Inslee Climate & Clean Energy Policy Announcement Video Available

December 17th, 2014, 10:00AM

REI Building

Governor Jay Inslee announces his plan for reducing carbon pollution and creating clean energy jobs during a news conference in Seattle.

Governor Inslee Transportation Package Announcement Video Available

December 16th, 2014, 10:30AM

Evergreen Point Road Lid

Governor Inslee unveils his transportation package for the 2015 Legislative Session during a news conference at the Evergreen Point Road Lid over State Route 520 in Medina.

Select Committee on Pension Policy Video Available

December 16th, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 4

Agenda: Approval of minutes, WSIB update, update on HERP valuation, PSERS proposal, Early Retirement Factors (Retire-Rehire), interim review and session preparation, annuity purchase.

Joint Legislative Executive Committee on Aging and Disability Video Available

December 15th, 2014, 3:00PM

House Hearing Rm B

Agenda: Public comment on recommendations for final report, discussion of recommendations for final report.

College Bound Scholarship Program Work Group

December 15th, 2014, 10:30AM

Coming Soon

Sen. Conf. Rms ABC

Agenda: Discussion and vote on final recommendations.

Budget Matters 2014 Policy Conference Video Available

December 12th, 2014, 12:00PM

Washington State Convention & Trade Center

Budget Matters 2014 – 3rd annual policy conference with luncheon keynoter Harold Meyerson (Washington Post opinion wirter, Editor-at-Large for The American Prospect).

Gorton Policy Center/Ruckelshaus Center Luncheon Video Available

December 12th, 2014, 12:00PM

K&L Gates Law Firm, LLP

The Ruckelshaus Center and the Gorton International Policy Center host an event on "Stateswomanship and Public Policy - Reflections on Collaboration and Leadership" featuring a conversation among accomplished women leaders from the Pacific Northwest.

Washington State Clemency and Pardons Board Video Available

December 12th, 2014, 11:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 3

Quarterly Hearing: Commutation -- Stephen Carey, Curtis Caton, Willeen Ballard, Matthew Russell ; Pardon -- Eustolia Gonzalez, Ismael Baltazar-Juan, Erwin Lecaros

Budget Matters 2014 Policy Conference Video Available

December 12th, 2014, 9:00AM

Washington State Convention & Trade Center

Budget Matters 2014 – 3rd annual policy conference with Governor Jay Inslee, budget discussion with Sen. Michael Baumgartner (R-Spokane), Rep. Ross Hunter (D-Medina), David Schumacher (OFM Director).

Inside Olympia Video Available

December 11th, 2014, 2:00PM

Deciding whether to parole or pardon prisoners is a difficult, politically dicey task. We interview Gov. Inslee's General Counsel Nick Brown, Clemency and Pardons Board Chair Jennifer Rancourt, and Indeterminate Sentence Review Board Chair Lynne DeLano.

Joint Transportation Committee Video Available

December 11th, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 1

Agenda: Welcome, presentation of draft report, EV Business Models, presentation of draft final report, Titling and Registration study, presentation of draft final report, Driver Education study, JLARC Performance Audit/WSDOT, other.

The Impact Video Available

December 10th, 2014, 7:00PM

A wrap-up of Fall House committee hearings. Plus, environmental priorities including plans for water quality and conservation, oil train safety, and climate change.

Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee/I-900 Video Available

December 10th, 2014, 2:00PM

House Hearing Rm C

Agenda: State Auditor's Office (SAO) Performance Audits -- annual progress report (staff/public comment), Preventing Ineligible Safety Net Participants/EBT Card Abuse (staff/public), Debt Offset Programs (staff/public comment).

Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee Video Available

December 10th, 2014, 10:00AM

House Hearing Rm C

Agenda: Minutes approval for 9/10 meeting, other committee business, Gas Vapor Regulations (prelim report), WSDOT - reliable long-term pavement estimates/accurate bridge estimates, reauthorization of UW Medical Construction Contractor alt process.

Washington State Transportation Commission Video Available

December 10th, 2014, 8:30AM

Transportation Building Conference Room

Agenda: Review 2014 draft annual report, WA State Ferries (op strategies, 2015 fare setting), SR 520 Project report, 2014 Vows Fall initial survey results, 2014 FROG Summer Policy/Recreational Survey results, public comment, other.

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

December 9th, 2014, 10:00AM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: In re Christopher W. Bawn, Attorney at Law (show cause hearing).

Washington State Transportation Commission

December 9th, 2014, 9:00AM

Coming Soon

Transportation Building Conference Room

Agenda: Minutes approval, Corridor Capacity Report, review draft final WTP 2035/funding recommendations, review final road usage charge assessment report/2015-17 plan and budget request, Commissioner reports, 2015 revenue proposal.

KCTS presents Pathways to Excellence - My School, Our Future Video Available

December 8th, 2014, 7:00PM

KCTS 9 TV Studios

KCTS 9 presents "Pathways to Excellence: My School, Our Future," a program featuring stories from schools that are working to overcome gaps in opportunity and achievement.

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 6:00PM

Legislative Building

Association of Washington Business hosts the annual tree-lighting ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda - event is part of AWB's annual Holiday Kids' Tree Project, which raises money for rural families in need.

Justice Reinvestment Task Force Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 3:30PM

Sen. Conf. Rms ABC

December 5 meeting: The task force will guide a comprehensive study of Washington’s criminal justice system to identify ways to address growing pressures on the prison system and increase public safety.

House Education Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: Student Data Privacy and Security - The Public's right to know versus the student's right to privacy.

House Local Government Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm D

Work Session: Local Government Permitting, The Code Adoption Process of the Washington State Building Code Council.

House Early Learning & Human Services Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm C

Work Session: Community First Choice Option Update, Use of Psychotropic Medication for Children in Foster Care.

House Health Care & Wellness Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm B

Public: Hypertension and Renal Failure, State Health Care Innovation Plan., Exchange and Medicaid Update.

House Government Accountability & Oversight Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm E

Work Session: Theft Prevention Efforts by Liquor Retailers and Underage Access to Liquor, Issues Relating to Liquor Regulation and Taxation Following the Passage of Initiative 1183, other.

House Government Operations & Elections Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 10:00AM

House Hearing Rm E

Work Session: Public Disclosure Commission - Information Technology and Reporting Needs, County Auditors - Voting Equipment Needs, update on Voting Rights Act Bill.

House Business & Financial Services Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 10:00AM

House Hearing Rm B

Work Session: Insurance Holding Company Act, Examining Interest Rates and Fees Charged by Washington Pawn Brokers, Automobile Manufacturers and Dealerships Licenses.

House Higher Education Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 10:00AM

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: Higher Education Institution Priorities, update on the legislative and budget priorities of the Student Achievement Council, the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, and the public, four-year colleges, other.

House Environment Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 10:00AM

House Hearing Rm C

Work Session: Update on Climate Change Policy Development, Oil Transportation Study Findings and Recommendations.

House Public Safety Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 10:00AM

House Hearing Rm D

Work Session: Progress report from the Coordinating Committee on Sex Trafficking, progress report from the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Statewide Coordinating Committee, update on electronic home monitoring programs and standards.

House Capital Budget Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 8:00AM

House Hearing Rm B

Work: State/Federal Facilities Planning, using 2014 Classroom Survey and the Inventory/Condition of Schools System to Build OSPI's 2015-17 Capital Budget Request, Odessa Subarea Privately-Financed Surface Water Project, 2015 Session Preview.

House Finance Committee Video Available

December 5th, 2014, 8:00AM

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: Update on Interim Activities by DOR, LCB, JLARC, ERFC, and Other Workgroups with Tax-Related Duties, overview of Expiring Tax Preferences.

House Appropriations Committee Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 3:30PM

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: Revenue and Caseload Updates, 2015 Session Budget Preview.

House Transportation Committee Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 3:30PM

House Hearing Rm B

Work Session: Practical Design update, Fuel policy issues in a changing marketplace, Impaired driving and Target Zero, Transportation budget and revenue outlook.

Inside Olympia Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 2:00PM

What to do with juveniles who commit "adult" crimes? It's always been a hot political issue, says Nancy Bartley, author of "The Boy Who Shot the Sheriff." Plus, state legislators discuss the work of the state's Juvenile Sentencing Reform Task Force.

House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm B

Work Session: Water Resources Update, Chehalis Basin Strategy to Reduce Flood Damage and Restore Aquatic Species - Governor's Work Group Recommendations, Yakima Water Resource System.

House Labor & Workforce Development Committee Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm D

Work Session: Working Families (living wage/Minimum wage/paid sick & safe leave), Reports to the Legislature - Employment Security Department on procedures implementing the H-2A program, Agricultural and Agricultural Labor Workgroup update, other.

House Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs Cmte. Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm E

Work Session: The basics of Federal Indian Law - Leslie Cushman, Senior Tax Counsel, Marine View Ventures, Inc., Kelly Croman, Attorney at Law.

House Judiciary Committee Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: Report from the Misdemeanor Public Defense Work Group, overview and discussion of guardianship laws and processes.

House Technology & Economic Development Committee Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm C

Work Session: Evolution of Distributed Generation Law, Invasive Technologies.

Jt. House Agriculture & Natural Resources/Environment Cmte. Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 12:30PM

House Hearing Rm B

Work Session: Update on the Department of Ecology's Agriculture and Water Quality Advisory Committee.

House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 8:00AM

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: College Bound Scholarship Work Group, Teacher Professional Development, Federal Impact Aid, Fiscal Impact of Initiative 1351.

House Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 8:00AM

House Hearing Rm D

Work Session: Update on Department of Corrections Capacity, Update on "Swift and Certain" Impacts on Community Supervision, Update on the Time, Leave, and Attendance IT project, IT update by the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Video Available

December 4th, 2014, 8:00AM

House Hearing Rm C

Work Session: Individual and Family Services, Community First Choice Option.

The Impact Video Available

December 3rd, 2014, 7:00PM

House & Senate leaders talk about the priorities for the 2015 legislative session, including ways the two sides will come together to solve the education funding crisis. Guests include Sen. Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) and Rep. Pat Sullivan (D-Covington).

Joint Select Task Force on Nuclear Energy Video Available

December 3rd, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 4

Agenda: Review of task force activities, discussion of task force recommendations.