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TVW Update April 2021

Letter from the President
By Renee Radcliff Sinclair

On March 13, 2020, I sent our team home to let the dust settle on the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 Legislative Session had ended the day before and I thought by mid-summer we would be back into our typical interim groove.… Continue reading TVW Update April 2021

“The Impact”: House Budget Leaders Debate Spending Plan

Watch House Budget Leaders Debate 2-year Spending Plan on “The Impact”

On “The Impact” this week we’re focusing on the two-year operating budget proposals backed by the democratic majorities in the House and Senate.

The operating budget covers the state’s payroll for state workers andContinue reading “The Impact”: House Budget Leaders Debate Spending Plan

The Impact: Drug law voided – what to expect; UW expert on vaccines vs. variants

Watch “The Impact”: March 3, 2021

Guests: Former Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna and Dr. Keith Jerome, M.D., Ph.D., Head , Virology Division, UW Department of Laboratory Medicine

In a momentous decision, the Washington State Supreme Court struck down the state law against drug possession last week.

The majority… Continue reading The Impact: Drug law voided – what to expect; UW expert on vaccines vs. variants

Lawmakers discuss final day of session, possibility of special session

On TVW’s live Sine Die show, Anita Kissee interviewed leadership from all four corners at the Capitol as a special edition of The Impact. Both Democrats and Republicans believe that a plan could be developed by the end of the night but passing a supplemental budget is unlikely. Continue reading Lawmakers discuss final day of session, possibility of special session

House approves bill keeping charter schools open in Washington

The House approved a bill Wednesday that would keep charter schools open in Washington after the Washington Supreme Court declared the schools unconstitutional. Senate Bill 6194 passed out of the House on a 58 to 39 vote following more than two hours of debate. It now heads back to the Senate for concurrence on amendments. The […] Continue reading House approves bill keeping charter schools open in Washington

Police body camera bill approved by Legislature

The House on Tuesday passed a police body camera bill that aims to limit some requests for video footage for privacy reasons while also setting up the process to make some footage available to the public. House Bill 2362 passed out on a vote of 57-39. The bill sets parameters under the Public Records Act for people who request body camera video and sound recordings. Continue reading Police body camera bill approved by Legislature
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