Monday, June 5, 2017
Op-ed Article by Representatives Dolan and Stonier
Here’s a good op-ed from two state representatives that supports WSPTA’s Resolution18.13 , which says no single factor should determine a...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
WSPTA Upcoming Advocacy Events Report
Education (House) - HHR A, JLOB - 3/13 @ 1:30pm SSB 5241 - Public Hearing - Concerning the educational success of youth who are homeless o...
Senate Advances Bill to Extend Levy Cliff to 2019
As its last bill of the March 8 cutoff, the Senate Wednesday night passed an amended bill on the "levy cliff" ( ESB 5023 ), with...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Senate Passes Paraeducator Bill Today - Update
In a strong bipartisan vote, the Senate today approved a comprehensive para-educator development program. SB 5070 passed on a 37-12 vote ...
Monday, March 6, 2017
TeleTown Hall Meetings with Your Legislator
Throughout the session Legislators use a variety of methods to stay connected with constituents. While some Legislators have already hosted...
Session Has Passed the Half-Way Point
With most of the action occurring on the House and Senate floors, lawmakers got down to business, passing bills this past week in anticipa...
Friday, March 3, 2017
Breakfast After the Bell passes House 90-8
About 6:15 pm March 2, the House passed House Bill (HB) 1508, Breakfast after the Bell, by an overwhelming margin of 90-8. Speaking in f...
Monday, February 27, 2017
Fiscal Cutoff Spells End for Many Bills
Fiscal committees worked overtime this past week, with the House meeting into early evening Friday the 24 th to act on policy bills th...
Thursday, February 23, 2017
National PTA Disappointed with Administration’s Rescission of Guidance to Protect Transgender Students
ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Feb. 22, 2017)—The following statement can be attributed to National PTA President Laura Bay: “ Today, the U.S. Depa...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Breakfast After the Bell Parent Testimony
Corina Pfeil, middle, testifies Northshore parent Corina Pfeil, parent member from Inglemoor High PTSA 6.10.75 , spoke Wednesday in f...
Sunday, February 19, 2017
New Ed Funding Plan Released, Bills Pass Friday Cutoff
There is certainly no lack of education funding plans this year, as three Senate Democrats brought a little love to the topic on February ...
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