Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Today's Hot List

8:00am in Finance
Public Hearing on King County revenue bills:
HB 2249 - Modifying local government revenue options in counties with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more.
HB 2252 - Funding for arts and heritage programs, regional centers, human services, low-income housing, and community development in a county with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more.

12:30pm press conference on state transportation projects funded by federal stimulus package
Rep. Judy Clibborn and Rep. Marko Liias, the Chair and Vice-Chair of the House Transportation Committee, will unveil plans for transportation projects funded by President Obama's federal stimulus.
Notice below the legislation will be heard today at 1:30 in their committee.

1:30pm in Capital Budget
Public Hearing: SHB 1007 – Establishing a sustainable energy trust bond.

1:30pm in Transportation
Public Hearing: HB 1978 – Concerning economic stimulus transportation funding and appropriations.

1:30pm in Ways & Means
Public Hearing:
SHB 1355 – Establishing the opportunity internship program for high school students.
SHB 1727 – Expanding the rights and responsibilities of state registered domestic partners.