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Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

October 21st, 2014, 2:30PM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: J.S., S.L., & L.C. v. Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC, et al. (Is Backpage.com immune from liability for ads placed on its website advertising sex with minors?)

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

October 21st, 2014, 1:30PM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: State v. Robert E. Barry (Did trial court properly instruct the jury to consider defendant's courtroom demeanor as evidence?)

Quality Education Council Video Available

October 21st, 2014, 1:00PM

Senate Hearing Rm 2

QEC Agenda: ESEA Waiver Impacts - overview of waiver meaning/impacts of its loss, Highly Capable Program - overview (RCW/WAC's) and district implementation, Learning Assistance Program (evidence-based practices, research-based practices), other.

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

October 21st, 2014, 10:15AM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: Teresa A. Price v. Dept. of Social & Health Services (Concerns issues surrounding guardianship, including whether the trial court property established guardianship.)

Quality Education Council Video Available

October 21st, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 2

QEC Agenda: Council business, information items (Common Core, Smarter Balanced Assessments), public comment (morning items).

Select Committee on Pension Policy Video Available

October 21st, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 4

Agenda: Approval of minutes, preliminary 2015 meeting dates, LEOFF 2 Board update, annuity purchase, Late Employer Reporting/Dolan, policy implications of Supreme Court Decisions (Gain Sharing and UCOLA), public comment.

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

October 21st, 2014, 9:00AM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: Personal Restraint Petition of Yung-Cheng Tsai & Muhammadou Jagana (May guilty pleas be withdrawn because petitioners were not informed of the immigration consequences of conviction?)

Citizen Cmsn. for Performance Measurement of Tax Preferences Video Available

October 17th, 2014, 1:00PM

Senate Hearing Rm 3

Agenda: Approval of 9/14/14 Commission Meeting Minutes, 2015 Commission Meeting Schedule, Action Item - Discussion/Adoption of Commission Comments on 2014 Tax Preference Reviews.

House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Video Available

October 17th, 2014, 9:00AM

House Hearing Rm C

Work Session: WorkFirst and Working Connections Program Updates, Prescription Drug Initiative Updates.

Inside Olympia Video Available

October 16th, 2014, 2:00PM

TVW digs into the statewide initiatives on this year's ballot: I-591 and I-594 regarding firearms and background checks, and I-1351 to reduce K-12 school class sizes.

Joint Transportation Committee Video Available

October 16th, 2014, 10:00AM

Tacoma Municipal Building North

Agenda: Welcome, presentation of Draft Final Report/Driver Education Study, ESHB 1635/Driver Training Schools Administering Driver License Exams, Traffic Safety Curriculum update, tolling update, performance audit of WSDOT's Toll Collection System.

House Early Learning & Human Services Committee Video Available

October 16th, 2014, 10:00AM

House Hearing Rm C

Work: Child Welfare Court Data - presentation/discussion from the Court Improvement Training Academy, overview/discussion of the Family and Juvenile Court Improvement Program (FJCIP), roundtable - identifying indicators of child well-being, other.

The Impact Video Available

October 15th, 2014, 7:00PM

The battle over control of Washington's Senate and why it matters so much this election. Plus, a rare glimpse into our state archives to see what Washingtonians voted on 100 years ago.

The Seattle Times LiveWire Early Learning Forum

October 15th, 2014, 6:30PM

Coming Soon

Microsoft Campus

A forum, presented by The Seattle Times and Microsoft, on "The Case for Early Learning," includes remarks by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, State Rep. Ruth Kagi (D-Seattle), Anne Arnold (Highline School Dist), others.

Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee/I-900 Video Available

October 15th, 2014, 1:30PM

House Hearing Rm C

Performance Measures in Economic Development Programs: Opportunities to Enhance Transparency and Improve Process -- Public Testimony.

Washington State Transportation Commission Video Available

October 15th, 2014, 8:30AM

Transportation Building Conference Room

Agenda: WTP 2035 (summary of public comments, Steering/Advisory Committee recommendations), public comment, Changes and Challenges for Maritime Shippers and Ports.

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

October 14th, 2014, 2:30PM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: Jesse Powers v. WB Mobile Services, Inc., et al. (Concerns the statute of limitations on process service to certain defendants.)

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

October 14th, 2014, 1:30PM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: Nina Martin, et al. v. Dematic d/b/a Rapistan, Inc., et al. (Concerns a lawsuit initially filed against wrong defendant, and corrected only after statute of limitations expired.)

Washington State Transportation Commission Video Available

October 14th, 2014, 1:00PM

Transportation Building Conference Room

Agenda: Governor's Executive Order on Carbon Pollution Reduction & Clean Energy Action (14-04), survey results, tolling update (upcoming rate setting, FY 2014 performance, audits).

Legislative Ethics Board Video Available

October 14th, 2014, 12:00PM

Senate Hearing Rm 3

Agenda: Minutes approval, Board discussion of rule on infrequent meals - public input - probable action item, recess public meeting/convene in executive session, reconvene public meeting - general public comment, other business.

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

October 14th, 2014, 10:00AM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: Larry C. Wieber & Rose W. Wieber v. Bruce Kiessling (Does the WA homestead exemption law apply extraterritorially to real property in other states?)

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

October 14th, 2014, 9:00AM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: State v. John A. Jones, III (May the state introduce additional evidence of Jones' prior convictions at a resentencing hearing?)

Washington State Transportation Commission Video Available

October 14th, 2014, 9:00AM

Transportation Building Conference Room

Agenda: Commission business, Target Zero update, funding/finance recommendations - WTP 2035, transit funding overview.

Governor Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Video Available

October 13th, 2014, 9:00AM

Sen. Conf. Rms ABC

Agenda: Review agenda/introductions, recap of issue areas, review of state UAS statutes as to issue of law enforcement use, options for addressing law enforcement use, UAS industry development in WA, follow-up from previous meetings, other.

Washington Statewide Education Convening Video Available

October 10th, 2014, 2:30PM

Hilton Garden Inn

Agenda/Session IV: Developing a Strong Workforce an Economic Imperative with State Rep. Zack Hudgins (D-Tukwila), Ken Woods (Higher Ed College Brd), Jan Yoshiwara (WBCTC), Shepherd Siegel (WA State University Spokane).

Washington Statewide Education Convening Video Available

October 10th, 2014, 1:00PM

Hilton Garden Inn

Agenda/Session III: Opportunity to Elevate Student Engagement in a Time of Ed Reform with Laurie Shannon (OSPI), Roxana Norouzi (One America), and Ricardo Sanchez (SeaMar Community Health Centers).

Washington Statewide Education Convening Video Available

October 10th, 2014, 10:30AM

Hilton Garden Inn

Agenda/Session II: Strengthening Communities & Families through Early Learning with State Rep. Ruth Kagi (D-Shoreline), Bette Hyde (Director, WA Department of Early Learning) & Sam Whiting (President/CEO, Thrive by Five).

Adult Behavioral Health System Task Force Video Available

October 10th, 2014, 9:00AM

House Hearing Rm B

Agenda: Jail and community mental health agency collaborations, reports from stakeholder work groups and counties, Task Force member discussion of preliminary report, public comment.

Washington Statewide Education Convening Video Available

October 10th, 2014, 9:00AM

Hilton Garden Inn

Agenda/Session I: An Overview of Trends/Issues - A 2014 Legislative Update with Patty Garcia (NALEO Education Fund), State Rep. Luis Moscoso (D-Mountlake Terrace), and Armando Laguardia (Washington State University).

Inside Olympia Video Available

October 9th, 2014, 2:00PM

General election ballots are about to hit the mail -- we check in with State Director of Elections Lori Augino. Plus, an in-depth interview with WA Republican Party Chair Susan Hutchison.

2014 Munro Seminar for Civic Education Video Available

October 9th, 2014, 10:00AM

Western Washington University, Bellingham

"Nurturing Talent and Innovation: What Should Washington Look Like in 2025?" with Karen Lee (Pioneer Human Services), Nancy Steiger (CEO & Chief Mission Officer, Peace Health) and Chase Franklin (startup advisor/investor and a WWU trustee).

Leg. Cmte. on Economic Development & Int'l. Relations Video Available

October 9th, 2014, 9:00AM

Ferry County Fairgrounds

LCEDIR meeting: The Economic Impact of Company Closures on Rural Communities

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

October 9th, 2014, 9:00AM

Temple of Justice

Administration of Oath of Attorney Ceremony -- remarks by Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, presentation of law clerks, former externs and friends, administration of oaths, welcome of new admittees.

The Impact Video Available

October 8th, 2014, 7:00PM

Washington lawmakers get an update on the legal marijuana market and how it's working so far. Plus, the pros and cons to I-1351, Washington's class size initiative.

2014 Munro Seminar for Civic Education Video Available

October 8th, 2014, 10:00AM

Western Washington University, Bellingham

"The Future of Washington, the Future of Higher Education" with State Rep. Hans Zeiger (R-Puyallup), Dr. Bill Lyne (WWU Professor), Susannah Malarkey (Technology Alliance) and Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat.

2014 Munro Seminar for Civic Education Video Available

October 7th, 2014, 10:00AM

Western Washington University, Bellingham

"How to Break Away From Legislative Polarization" with former State Senators Mary Margaret Haugen, Jim Kastama, and Bill Finkbeiner.

Washington Board of Natural Resources Video Available

October 7th, 2014, 9:00AM

Natural Resources Building Room 172

Agenda: Welcome, safety briefing, minutes approval, timber sales (staff presentation, public comment), Aquatic Lands Habitat Conservation Plan (staff presentation, public comment), Chair Report, public comment (general items).