The Jefferson County Democrats sent this handy overview out. Hearings are underway for bills already introduced, comment periods are open, and things are moving very quickly.
The legislature’s site for tracking all bills is here: Bill Information
2018 Bill Hearing Schedule
to find next weeks hearing schedules. That document is always being updated you can keep referring to it for updates.
SB 6034 would allow county PUDs to provide end user telecommunications
When: 1/17 8:00
Some important bills:
HB 1026 – Health Security Trust. – Appears dead. Not yet out of committee. No hearings scheduled as of 1/26
SB 5701 – Apple Care Trust. – Appears dead. Not yet out of committee. Had hearing on 1/16.
HB 1800 – Voting Rights Act (re-introduced)
SB 6601 – Temporary Medicaid funding to help Grays Harbor and Port Angeles Community Hospitals bridge the fact that the Feds have chosen not to properly reimburse for Medicaid coverage. Hospitals losing money with every patient, and as the old joke goes, “you can’t make it up on volume”.