2019 Olympia – Legislation Alerts

2019 Olympia – Legislation Alerts

The latest on bills the League supports, opposes, and is watching!

Democracy

  • Support prepaid postage on election ballots – contact your representatives in Olympia and urge passage of HB 1209 / SB 5063.
  • Support Native American Voting Rights Act – urge your representatives to pass HP 1339 / SB 5079.
  • Support disclosure of contributions from PACs to PACs, contact your representatives in Olympia and urge passage of HP 1379 (companion bill SB 5221 has passed the Senate).
  • Oppose HJM 4004 / SJM 8002 – ‘limited’ constitutional convention. The League opposes both of these memorials because there is no way to guarantee that the convention would only be limited to issues of free and fair elections.

Read more on proposed Elections, Campaign Finance, and Government Ethics legislation here.

Social Policies

The League of Women Voters supports legislation that addresses quality of life in our communities.

  • Support passage of HB 1815 / SB 5497 to establish a statewide policy supporting WA State’s economy and immigrants’ role in the workplace. The League advocates fair treatment under the law for all persons. 
  • Support passage of HB 2009 / SB 5489 to address environmental health disparities.

Read more on proposed social policy legislation here.

Environment

Read more on proposed environmental legislation here.

Education

Read more on proposed education legislation here.

State Legislators’ Contact Information – LD 13

Senator Judy Warnick

Representative Tom Dent

Representative Alex Ybarra

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