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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”: Invasive Mussels, Murder Hornets, Sunburn Plant, Sunshine Week  

Photo Credit: John Byrnes, USGS

Video: “The Impact”: Invasive Mussels, Murder Hornets, Sunburn Plant, Sunshine Week  

The recent discovery of invasive zebra mussels hiding in retail aquarium products in Seattle reveals another possible route to ruinous infestation.

Washington has a proactive boat inspection program designed to keep zebra mussels and quagga mussels from gaining… Continue reading “The Impact”: Invasive Mussels, Murder Hornets, Sunburn Plant, Sunshine Week  

“The Impact”: Capital gains tax clears Senate; Debating neck restraints, no-knock warrants & police oversight bills

“The Impact”: Capital gains tax clears Senate; Debating neck restraints, no-knock warrants &  police oversight bills

Watch “The Impact” – March 10th, 2021 here.

Olympia watchers from the Washington State Budget and Policy Center and the Washington Research Council join us to discuss the Washington State Senate’s passage of a… Continue reading “The Impact”: Capital gains tax clears Senate; Debating neck restraints, no-knock warrants & police oversight bills

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

“The Impact” – February 15, 2017

Click here to watch “The Impact” – February 15, 2017
This week on “The Impact”:

Legislators debate a bill to tap the brakes on highly flammable oil trains moving through Washington by letting cities and state regulators set speed limits.

“I think that our local communities should

Continue reading “The Impact” – February 15, 2017

“The Impact” January 11, 2017

Click here to watch “The Impact” January 11, 2017
This week on “The Impact”:
As the 2017 legislative session begins leaders from all four caucuses weigh in on the divide over how to meet their *deadline to fully fund K-12 basic education by 2018.
Leaders… Continue reading “The Impact” January 11, 2017

Prefiled bills: Charter schools, ‘Redskins’ mascot, abortion funding and fireworks ban

With the legislative session beginning Monday, more than 70 bills have been prefiled in the House and Senate on topics ranging from public health to mascots. Here are some highlights so far. Continue reading Prefiled bills: Charter schools, ‘Redskins’ mascot, abortion funding and fireworks ban
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