Friday, February 27, 2009

What's hot in the House next week?

On Tuesday, we start all-day (and sometimes all-night) floor action. We will update you daily as we know for sure what bills will be run and what events are planned. Follow us here and on twitter.

In the meantime, these committee hearing will be of interest.

Monday 3/2/09
12:00pm in Education Appropriations
Public Hearing/Possible Executive Session: HB 2261 – Concerning the state’s education system.

1:30pm in Transportation Jt. w/ Senate Transportation
Work Session: Joint Transportation Committee (JTC) Ferry Finance Study.

1:30pm in Capital Budget
Work Session: Water quality issues and programs and the potential use of federal funds.

Tuesday 3/3/09
9:00am in Health & Human Services Appropriations
Work Session: Department of Veterans Affairs discussion of anticipated health and human services needs of returning soldiers.

Wednesday 3/4/09
8:00am in Community & Economic Development & Trade
Work Session: Green Economy Jobs Initiative.

Thursday 3/5/09
8:00am in State Government & Tribal Affairs
Public Hearing: HB 1738 – Providing public funding for supreme court campaigns.

Friday 3/6/09
8:00am in Higher Education
Public Hearing:
SSB 5043 – Convening a work group to develop a single, coordinated student access portal for college information.
SSB 5044 – Changing work-study provisions.
SB 5554 – Regarding the job skills program.
ESSB – Regarding lifelong learning accounts.
SSB 5616 – Connecting business expansion and recruitment to customized training.

9:00am in Education
Public Hearing: HB 1185 – Concerning the sitting of new personal wireless service facilities on school property.
Work Session: Washington Youth Academy – National Guard Youth Challenge Program.