June 17, 2014, 11:11 am

Your elected representatives say they want you to meet with them before the 2015 legislative session begins in January.

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Your elected representatives say they want you to meet with them before the 2015 legislative session begins in January.

Many organizations are already firming up their work plans for the 2015 legislative session. Groups are finding legislators who will take lead roles advocating for the bills their constituents want passed, and they are continuing to Read More Your state legislators want to see you […]

March 24, 2014, 1:19 pm

Challenging session ends with several significant successes

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This post “Challenging session ends with several significant successes” is also available as a PDF file: 2014 End of Session Report-1.

The importance of your voice to the Washington state legislature’s decision making process increases as the Senate’s majority caucus becomes increasingly dominated by other voices that advocate most strongly for reduced government and increased Read More Challenging session ends with several significant successes […]

March 11, 2014, 7:28 pm

Successes on FCWPP-supported bills … and work left to do

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Two issues from FCWPP’s workplan are still being considered by the Washington legislature. Both will be decided by Thursday, and both are in the Supplemental Operations Budget that the House submitted last week to the Senate.

The effort to reduce crime by providing post-secondary education opportunities to eligible individuals while incarcerated is supported with a Read More Successes on FCWPP-supported bills … and work left to do […]

March 4, 2014, 9:01 am

Most bills still under consideration by the 2014 state legislature must be voted on by the end of this week

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Dear FCWPP Activist-

Most bills still under consideration by the 2014 state legislature must be voted on by the end of this week to become law this year. If you have not yet sent your legislators an email, or called their offices, this is your last chance this session. Encourage action on the bills Read More Most bills still under consideration by the 2014 state legislature must be voted on by the end of this week […]

February 21, 2014, 4:36 pm

Bill Tracker Feb. 21

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Friends- Click here for the status as of Feb. 20 of all the bills the Friends Committee on Washington Public Policy has been working on this session. Bill numbers, which committees the bill is in, and what needs to happen next is listed for each one, along with a brief summary of what change will Read More Bill Tracker Feb. 20 […]

February 21, 2014, 11:08 am

Targeted Alert to constituents of members of the Senate Human Services and Corrections Committee.

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Dear Supporter of Friends Committee on Washington Public Policy (FCWPP),

This is a focused Action Alert concerning four bills in the state Legislature intended to help recover the lives of those enmeshed in the criminal justice system. If you live in legislative districts 4, 24, 27, 28, or 39, your State Senator serves on the Read More Targeted Alert to constituents of members of the Senate Human Services and Corrections Committee. […]

February 19, 2014, 11:43 pm

Bill Tracker as of Feb. 19, 2014

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Friends- Click here for the status, as of February 19, 2014, of all the bills the Friends Committee on Washington Public Policy has been working on this session. Bill numbers, which committees the bill is in, and what needs to happen next is listed for each one, along with a brief summary of what change Read More Bill Tracker as of Feb. 19, 2014 […]