Legislature home page: Identify your senator and representatives, get links to all legislators, find lists of legislative committees and their...



Legislature home page: Identify your senator and representatives, get links to all legislators, find lists of legislative committees and their agendas, read and track legislation: www.leg.wa.gov

Important dates to watch


Monday: Session begins

Tuesday: Governor’s state of the state address

March 14*: Last day for bills to be considered in their house of origin.

April 13*: Last day for bills to be considered in the opposite house.

April 22: Session ends

*Tentative dates

Legislative hotline: Call toll-free for information about the legislative process or to leave a message for a particular lawmaker: 800-562-6000

TV coverage: Watch coverage of both the House and Senate on TVW, Washington state’s version of C-SPAN. TVW also provides online audio and some video coverage of all committee hearings, and podcasts all hearings and debates. For information: www.tvw.org

Washington votes: Nonprofit Web site lets you check a lawmaker’s voting record, track legislation, post comments and send e-mails to legislators: www.washingtonvotes.org