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House Transportation Committee narrowly advances HB 1180 — after watering it down

Excerpt: This after­noon, the House Trans­porta­tion Com­mit­tee report­ed out House Bill 1180, one of NPI’s pri­or­i­ty bills for this leg­isla­tive ses­sion, with a “do pass” rec­om­men­da­tion… but not before adopt­ing a Repub­li­can-backed amend­ment that sub­stan­tial­ly watered down the bill for no good rea­son. In its now-amend­ed form, HB 1180 would grant new rev­enue author­i­ty to Sound […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Legislative Advocacy, Public Planning
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Help us track the action in the statehouse: Nominate a bill for the Olympia Newsriver

Excerpt: Reg­u­lar read­ers may recall that around this time last year, we launched a younger sib­ling to Pacif­ic NW Por­tal called the Olympia News­riv­er, which has the abil­i­ty to track what bills are mov­ing in the state­house on any giv­en day. The News­riv­er gets its name from Dave Win­er’s con­cept of a riv­er of news. It […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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