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Legislative Update – Week 14

April 20, 2015 / 2015-legislative-session , uncategorized / Comments Off on Legislative Update – Week 14

House and Senate Transportation Committees are in negotiations to develop a compromise transportation package.  Both the Senate and House versions raise similar amounts of revenue over the 16 years of their respective packages, but with several differences that will need to be worked out.  Key among them is the...

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Legislative Update – Week 13

April 12, 2015 / 2015-legislative-session , uncategorized / Comments Off on Legislative Update – Week 13

House Transportation Committee Chairwoman Judy Clibborn is expected to release her transportation revenue package on Tuesday, April 14th.  The House Transportation Committee will exec proposed substitutes for ESSB 5987 and ESSB 5988 bills at a meeting scheduled at 6:00 PM. The House passed the 2013-15 current law transportation budget,...

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2015 WSACE Annual Conference – Chelan County

April 5, 2015 / annual-conference , conferences , uncategorized / Comments Off on 2015 WSACE Annual Conference – Chelan County

2015 WSACE Annual Conference – Chelan County June 16-18, Leavenworth At this year’s conference we will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the County Road Administration Board.  On Tuesday evening we will be holding a reception for current and former CRAB staff, board members and WSACE members. Conference sessions...

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Legislative Update – Week 12

April 5, 2015 / 2015-legislative-session , uncategorized / Comments Off on Legislative Update – Week 12

The House and Senate Transportation Committees heard their respective 2015-17 current law transportation budgets (HB 1299 and SB 6073) last week.  The House is scheduled to pass their version on Monday, April 6th with the Senate scheduled for Tuesday, April 7th, the cutoff for bills fiscal and transportation bills...

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Legislative Update – Week 11

March 29, 2015 / 2015-legislative-session , uncategorized / Comments Off on Legislative Update – Week 11

The House Transportation Committee heard the Senate transportation revenue and expenditure package, ESSB 5987 and ESSB 5988 this past Thursday.  The hearing took nearly three hours for 90-plus people to testify.  County executives from King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties expressed the need to grant Sound Transit the authority needed...

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