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Advocacy / Washington 

Washington Legislation

The 2014 Regular Session began on January 13, 2014.

Bill Tracking*

 

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Community College Bills

 

 

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Financial Aid Bills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Miscellaneous Bills

 

 

     

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Undocumented Student Bills

 

 

         

*Please note that these are bills we believe to be of interest to our Members; if the position field is left blank, we have not taken a formal position on the bill.

Find your representative:
To find your representative, please click on:http://app.leg.wa.gov/districtfinder/ and enter your address as required.

 

In the news

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

State of State: Gov. Inslee calls for COLA for teachers, part of $200M for K-12

Gov. Jay Inslee gave a boost Tuesday to a teacher-backed proposal to secure a 1.3 percent cost-of-living increase for educators in 2014, an effort that was already gaining steam in the Washington House. Cost to add the adjustment is estimated at $57 million for K-12 and $4.7 million more for community and technical colleges, based on estimates from Inslee’s Office of Financial Management in December.

Complete Story: http://www.theolympian.com/2014/01/14/2930456/state-of-state-gov-inslee-calls.html


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Dream Act clears Washington House on first day; Senate fate uncertain


The House moved quickly to reiterate its support for expanding college aid to qualifying students who aren’t legal residents, passing the DREAM Act less than an hour after this year’s session started. In a 71-23 vote, the House re-approved legislation it passed last year and sent it back to the Senate, where it had died in committee in the 2013 session. Lawmakers rarely vote on legislation on the opening day because bills routinely go through a hearing process first. But in a 71-23 vote, the House re-approved legislation it passed last year and sent it back to the Senate, where it had died in committee in the 2013 session.

Complete Story: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/jan/14/dream-act-clears-washington-house-on-first-day/