On Monday, January 11 the legislature voted to convene remotely for the first time in history. This means that all meetings, hearings, and testimonies for the 2021 legislative session will be happen virtually. While this presents its fair share of challenges, it also provides constitutes with more access and opportunity to be heard by their elected officials than ever before.
Whether it’s tracking a bill or testifying in front of a committee, we’ve compiled a list of resources to keep you connected and engaged during this unprecedented session.
In a video released kicking off the 2021 legislative session, House Speaker Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma) and Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane) talk about how things will be different this year, and how new innovations will make it more easy for people to participate than ever before.