This Week In Olympia (TWIO) is WASA's weekly newsletter that communicates timely news and activity "on the Hill" to members during the legislative session.

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TWIO : 2018 Legislative Session

Special Edition

December 14, 2017: Special Edition: Governor Releases 2018 Supplemental Budget Proposal



TWIO : 2017 Legislative Session


Presentation Materials:
Unpacking EHB 2242 – September 2017
McCleary v. State of Washington
Update – October 28, 2016
McCleary v. State of Washington
Update – September 12, 2016
WASA 2017 Legislative Platform – August 2016

Special Edition

June 30, 2017: Special Edition: Final Budget Proposal
June 29, 2017: Special Edition: Education Funding Plan
June 22, 2017: Special Edition: Sine Die, Part III
May 24, 2017: Special Edition: Sine Die, Part II
April 24, 2017: Sine Die
March 28, 2017: TWIO UPDATE: House Releases 2017–19 Operating Budget Proposal
March 27, 2017: House Releases 2017–19 Operating Budget Proposal
March 22, 2017: UPDATE: Senate Republicans Release 2017–19 Operating Budget Proposal
March 21, 2017: Senate Republicans Release 2017–19 Operating Budget Proposal
December 13, 2016: Governor Releases 2017–19 Budget Proposal
January 6, 2017: Pre-Session Special Edition

Regular Edition
April 21, 2017: Week 15
April 14, 2017: Week 14
April 7, 2017: Week 13
March 31, 2017: Week 12
March 24, 2017: Week 11
March 17, 2017: Week 10
March 10, 2017: Week 9
March 3, 2017: Week 8
February 24, 2017: Week 7
February 17, 2017: Week 6
February 10, 2017: Week 5
February 3, 2017: Week 4
January 27, 2017: Week 3
January 20, 2017: Week 2
January 13, 2017: Week 1


TWIO : 2016 Legislative Session

2016 End of Session Report

Presentation Materials:
WASA Legislative Preview January 2016 - PowerPoint Presentation
Special Edition

March 29, 2016: Final Budget
March 11, 2016: Supplemental Operating Budget Update
February 24, 2016: Senate Releases 2016 Supplemental Operating Budget
February 22, 2016: House Releases 2016 Supplemental Operating Budget
January 11, 2016: Opening Day Special Edition

December 17, 2015: Governor Releases 2016 Supplemental Budget

Regular Edition
March 11, 2016: Sine Die Edition
March 4, 2016: Week 8
February 26, 2016: Week 7
February 19, 2016: Week 6
February 12, 2016: Week 5
February 5, 2016: Week 4
January 29. 2016: Week 3
January 22, 2016: Week 2
January 15, 2016
: Week 1

TWIO : 2015 Legislative Session

Presentation Materials
Compensation/Levy Reform Proposals – April 24, 2015
2015 Mid-session Update
(PPT) – March 2, 2015
Engaging with State Legislators (PPT) – February 28, 2015
2015 Legislative Preview (PPT) – January 7, 2015
Special Edition

July 1, 2015: Final Budget Edition
June 11, 2015
: Legislation Update
June 10, 2015: Legislation Update
May 29, 2015: Special Session Sine Die, Part II 
April 27, 2015: Sine Die
March 31, 2015: Senate Releases 2015–17 Operating Budget Proposal
March 27, 2015
: House Releases 2015–17 Operating Budget Proposals
January 12, 2015
: Opening Day Special Edition
December 18, 2014
: Governor Releases 2015–17 Budget Proposals
December 15, 2014Governor Unveils 2015 Education Funding Package

Regular Edition
April 24, 2015: Week 15
April 17, 2015
: Week 14
April 10, 2015
: Week 13
April 3, 2015
: Week 12
March 27, 2015
: Week 11
March 20, 2015
: Week 10
March 13, 2015
: Week 9
March 6, 2015
: Week 8
February 27, 2015: Week 7
February 20, 2015: Week 6
February 13, 2015: Week 5
February 6, 2015: Week 4
January 30, 2015: Week 3
January 23, 2015: Week 2
January 16, 2015: Week 1

TWIO : 2014 Legislative Session

Special Edition
March 14: Sine Die Edition
February 27: House Supplemental Operating Budget Proposal
February 26: House Budget and Instructional Hours Update
February 25: Senate Supplemental Operating Budget Proposal
February 24: Senate Budget and Instructional Hours Update
Regular Edition
March 7: Week 8
February 28: Week 7
February 21: Week 6
February 14: Week 5
February 7: Week 4
January 31: Week 3
January 24: Week 2
January 17: Week 1
Special Edition
January 10: Pre-Session Update December 17: Governor Releases 2014 Supplemental Budget

TWIO : 2013 Legislative Session

Special Edition - Special Session
July 1: Final Sine Die Edition
June 28: 2013–15 Operating Budget
June 12: Special Session Sine Die "Again"
June 5: House Unveils New 2013–15 "Compromise" Budget
Special Editions
April 10: 2013–15 House Operating Budget Proposal Released
April 3: 2013–15 Senate Operating Budget Proposal Released
December 18: 2013–15 Operating Budget Proposal Released
Regular Editions
April 29: Sine Die
April 26: Week 15
April 19: Week 14
April 12: Week 13
April 5: Week 12
March 29: Week 11
March 22: Week 10
March 15: Week 9
March 8: Week 8
March 1: Week 7
February 22: Week 6
February 15: Week 5
February 8: Week 4
February 1: Week 3
January 25: Week 2
January 18: Week 1
Pre-Session Update

January 11: 2013 Session Preview; Gov Gregoire's 13–15 Budget Proposal; Joint Task Force on Ed Funding; McCleary Update

TWIO : 2012 Legislative Session

Special Edition
April 11: Sine Die Again
Regular Editions
March 9: Week 9 - Sine Die
March 2: Week 8
February 24: Week 7
February 17: Week 6
February 10: Week 5
February 3: Week 4
January 27: Week 3
January 20: Week 2
January 13: Week 1
Special Editions

March 8, 2012: Special Edition: House Offers New Budget
March 3, 2012: Special Edition: Senate Adopts "Bi-Partisan" 2012 Supplemental Operating Budget
February 28, 2012: Special Edition: 2012 Senate Operating Budget Proposal Released
February 21, 2012: Special Edition: 2012 House Operating Budget Proposal Released
December 12, 2011: Special Edition: "Early Action" Budget Proposals Released
November 21, 2011: Special Edition: Governor Releases 2012 Supplemental Budget

Contact Information

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