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State Expenditure Limit Committee Video Available

November 21st, 2014, 2:30PM

House Hearing Rm E

Work Session: Introduction of members, adjusting and projecting the state expenditure limit; Executive Session: Adoption of the 2013 minutes, adjusting and projecting the state expenditure limit, election of committee chair.

Senate Trade & Economic Development Committee Video Available

November 21st, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 3

Work Session: Taxpayer rights, Tax appeal reform (create a Court of Tax Appeals, public comment).

Senate Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Cmte. Video Available

November 21st, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 2

Work: City of Quincy - overview of project combining industrial re-use of water from agricultural processing and consequent rural economic development, Community Economic Revitalization Board - possible legislation, Dept. of Agriculture updates.

Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee Video Available

November 21st, 2014, 8:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 1

Work Session: K-12 outcomes and trends, education system health indicators, overview of Initiative 1351, Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act waiver impacts - overview of what the waiver meant and the impacts of its loss.

Senate Law & Justice Committee Video Available

November 21st, 2014, 8:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 2

Work: Election of WA State Supreme Court Justices by district, update on use of Draeger Alcotest breath alcohol testing device, development of breath analysis test for presence of marijuana, funding investigations of Internet crimes against children.

Senate Human Services & Corrections Committee Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 3:30PM

Senate Hearing Rm 1

Work Session: Report from Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Statewide Coordinating Committee, update on implementation of 2SSB 6312, update on court ruling concerning psychiatric bed certifications.

Senate Health Care Committee Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 3:30PM

Senate Hearing Rm 4

Work Session: E-cigarettes - children's safety, Hepatitis C - emerging issues, overview of health technology assessments.

Senate Governmental Operations Committee Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 3:30PM

Senate Hearing Rm 2

Work Session: A discussion of tribes in Washington, update on the buildable lands stakeholder discussions.

Inside Olympia Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 2:00PM

An interview with WSU President Elson Floyd on college funding and tuition. Plus, Senators Barbara Bailey and Jeanne Kohl-Welles preview higher ed funding and policy in the upcoming 2015 Legislature.

Senate Transportation Committee Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 1:30PM

Senate Hearing Rm 1

Work: Highway project updates (Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program, I-405 Express Toll Lanes), recent audit findings regarding Island Transit, update regarding Gov's Executive Order 14-04 (CERT recommendations, low-carbon fuel standard report).

Senate Ways & Means Committee Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 1:30PM

Senate Hearing Rm 4

Work Session: 2015 Session Preview - operating/capital budgets, overview and fiscal impact of collective bargaining agreements, current mental health litigation.

Senate Natural Resources & Parks Committee Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 1

Work Session: Oso landslide impacts and recovery update, 2014 fire season update.

Senate Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Cmte. Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 4

Work Session: NoaNet and the deployment of broadband telecommunications in Washington.

House Public Safety Committee Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 10:00AM

House Hearing Rm B

Work Session: Overview of the preservation of DNA biological evidence in criminal cases, overview of various electronic home monitoring programs and standards.

Senate Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Cmte. Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 2

Work Session: Affordable housing needs study, financial institutions and marijuana.

Senate Higher Education Committee Video Available

November 20th, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 3

Work Session: Overview of student debt - National perspective, Interactive affordability model, State four-year institution perspective, Student perspective.

The Impact Video Available

November 19th, 2014, 7:00PM

The new report suggesting ways Washington can raise revenue while reducing carbon pollution. Plus, the possible Picasso sketchbook abandoned in a safe deposit box that's now up for auction by the state.

House Appropriations Committee Video Available

November 19th, 2014, 1:00PM

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: Implementing McCleary, fiscal impact of I-1351.

Washington State Economic & Revenue Forecast Council Video Available

November 19th, 2014, 10:00AM

House Hearing Rm A

Agenda: Call to order, approval of November 6 minutes, budget outlook, revenue forecast, adoption of official forecast.

Well Read Video Available

November 18th, 2014, 7:00PM

Nicholas Kristof, "A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity" -- Using stories from around the globe, Kristof and wife Sheryl WuDunn weave a compelling narrative of people who are giving of themselves to change the world.

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

November 18th, 2014, 1:30PM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: State v. Joey A. Andy (Was defendant's right to public trial violated when his trial lasted into the evening, past posted courthouse hours?)

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

November 18th, 2014, 10:00AM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: Washington Federal v. Lance Harvey, et ux. & Kendall Gentry, et ux. (Does the Deeds of Trust Act protect defendants from deficiency judgments when they did not pledge their own property?)

Select Committee on Pension Policy Video Available

November 18th, 2014, 10:00AM

Senate Hearing Rm 4

Agenda: Minutes approval, adoption of 2015 meeting dates, update on budget environment, GASB update, annuity purchase, early retirement factors (retire-rehire), PSERS proposal, DRS Corrections (retire-rehire).

Washington State Supreme Court Video Available

November 18th, 2014, 9:00AM

Temple of Justice

Oral arguments: State v. Kenneth W. Sandholm (Was defendant's right to a unanimous jury violated? Should prior drug offenses be included in his offender score?)

Joint Select Committee on Health Care Oversight Video Available

November 18th, 2014, 9:00AM

House Hearing Rm B

Agenda: Ebola readiness, Telemedicine, Health Benefit Exchange update, Affordability issues post-Affordable Care Act, Health Care Authority update.

Jt. Leg. Task Force on Economic Resilience of Maritime and Manufacturing Video Available

November 17th, 2014, 2:30PM

House Hearing Rm B

Agenda: Advisory Committee work plan comments, Task Force member work plan discussion, public testimony, finalize work plan.

Education Accountability System Oversight Committee Video Available

November 17th, 2014, 11:00AM

House Hearing Rm C

Agenda: Committee business, Background and update on state and federal accountability systems for K-12 Education, Update on accountability efforts of the Professional Educator Standards Board, discuss next steps.

College Bound Scholarship Program Work Group Video Available

November 17th, 2014, 10:00AM

Sen. Conf. Rms ABC

Agenda: Update on College Bound Scholarship data, update on College Bound Scholarship estimated costs for 2015-2017, public testimony, discussion of final recommendations and next steps.

Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce Video Available

November 17th, 2014, 10:00AM

Seattle City Hall

Agenda: Welcome, introductions, agenda review, presentation of final report and discussion with Governor Inslee, CERT closing discussion.

WA State Supreme Court/Washington 125 Celebration Video Available

November 14th, 2014, 12:00PM

Temple of Justice

A program in celebration of Washington 125 - "Perspectives on the Bench and Bar of Thurston County Since Statehood" with retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerry Alexander and retired Superior Court Judge Carol Fuller.

Adult Behavioral Health System Task Force Video Available

November 14th, 2014, 9:00AM

Criminal Justice Training Center

Agenda: Staff review of draft preliminary report options, progress update from DSHS/HCA (panel), stakeholder work group end-of-year reports/future plans, public comment, Task Force member discussion - prelim report & 2015 work plan, possible adoption.

Inside Olympia Video Available

November 13th, 2014, 2:00PM

Can Washington become a hub for carbon fiber and composite manufacturing? Host Austin Jenkins sits down with WA Dept of Commerce Director Brian Bonlender. Plus, Mary Kaye Bredeson and Jennifer States on carbon jobs and carbon recycling and research.

JTC Electrical Vehicle Study Advisory Panel Video Available

November 13th, 2014, 10:00AM

Sen. Conf. Rms ABC

Agenda: Project overview/update, Task 2 - Business Model Summaries, Task 2 - Financial Analysis for Business Models, Task 3 Preview - Identifying the Role of Public & Private Stakeholders, summary/discussion/next steps.

The Impact Video Available

November 12th, 2014, 7:00PM

Celebrating Washington's 125th birthday. Plus, the effort to save the historic USS Olympia.

Washington State Caseload Forecast Council Video Available

November 12th, 2014, 1:30PM

Senate Hearing Rm 2

Agenda: Call to order, housekeeping (minutes adoption, other), Executive Director's Report, November 2014 Forecast Review, Caseload Forecasts, emerging issues (FAR Step Adjustment, OFM State Population Forecast).

Forest Practices Board Video Available

November 12th, 2014, 9:00AM

Natural Resources Building Room 172

Agenda: Welcome, minutes approval, Chair report, public comment, staff reports, budget requests, unstable slopes/Brd manual Sec 16/rule making (public comment, staff presentation, possible approval), Type F action items, Board work plan, wildfire impact.

Well Read Video Available

November 11th, 2014, 7:00PM

Sarah Waters, "The Paying Guests" -- In post WWI London, a family takes in a young couple as boarders, and soon the tension and drama begins.

Washington 1889 Statehood Exhibit Opening Ceremony Video Available

November 11th, 2014, 4:00PM

Legislative Building

The opening ceremony for the "Washington 1889" exhibit takes place in the Secretary of State's Office on the capitol campus in Olympia.

Washington 125 Commemoration

November 11th, 2014, 1:00PM

Coming Soon

Legislative Building

Celebrating Washington's 125th Anniversary with remarks by Governor Jay Inslee and First Lady Trudi Inslee, Secretary of State Kim Wyman, and Master of Ceremonies Ralph Munro (former Secretary of State 1980-2000).

2014 Washington Trade Conference Video Available

November 10th, 2014, 12:00PM

(SEA) The Westin Hotel

2014 Washington Trade Conference/WCIT -- luncheon program -- panel discussion with U.S. Representatives Suzan DelBene (D-1st), Derek Kilmer (D-6th), Rick Larsen (D-2nd), and former U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks (D-6th).

Governor Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Video Available

November 10th, 2014, 9:00AM

Sen. Conf. Rms ABC

Governor Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems -- discussion of draft UAS (drone) legislation, possible action.

Washington State Fish and Wildlife Commission Video Available

November 8th, 2014, 8:30AM

Natural Resources Building Room 172

Agenda: Open public input, Willapa Bay Salmon Management Policy, Open Public Meeting Act (briefing), miscellaneous and meeting debrief.