Thursday, January 29, 2009

Today's Hot List

10:00am in Technology, Energy & Communications
Work Session: Vehicle electrification

Public Hearing: HB 1481 – Creating jobs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by supporting development of electronic vehicle infrastructure and electric vehicles.

10:00am in Judiciary
Public Hearing: HB 1131 - Concerning restroom access to employee restrooms in retail stores. Mike McCready of Pearl Jam fame to testify.

1:30pm in General Government Appropriations
Work Session: Increasing the efficiency, effectiveness and/or exploring areas for additional cost savings within the Department of Natural Resources, Department of Ecology and the Department of Agriculture.

1:30pm in Health and Human Services Appropriations
Public Hearing: Increasing the efficiency, effectiveness, and/or exploring areas for additional cost savings within Long-Term Care (DSHS) and Developmental Disabilities (DSHS) programs.

3:30pm in Transportation
Work Session: Construction industry and climate change; Alternative fuels corridor study; Sustainable street design

Public Hearing:
HB 1367 - Eliminating the license plate retention fee
HB 1368 - Modifying the requirement to periodically replace license plates.