Legislative Session – Week 9 Recap
After a very busy 60 days, the Washington State Legislature adjourned Sine Die moments after 10 PM March 8. This was only the second time in the past 10 years that the Legislature has adjourned on time. The 2017 session went into multiple overtimes, clocking in at an unprecedented 193…
WSPTA Bill Status Report – End of Week 9
Keep up with the bills and committee hearings related to WSPTA member-generated Legislative Priorities and long-term positions – see the attached report for our Bill Tracker for the End of Week 9.
Newly signed HB 1508 creates a Breakfast after the Bell program for high poverty schools.
HB1508, Breakfast after the Bell, was signed by Governor Jay Inslee on March 7 at 1:30 pm in the Governor’s conference room. In attendance were bill sponsors, advocates and students. The bill was one of WSPTA’s top 5 list for 2017 and 2018 legislative priorities. Governor Jay Inslee took time…