WASA Legislative Report with Dan Steele
Summary: The Washington Association of School Administrators will be posting a short podcast from Dan Steele on a regular basis throughout the 2020 Legislative Session. This podcast will focus on key legislative issues in the state of Washington to keep WASA members informed of hot topics and emerging conversations in Olympia. More info can be found on our website at https://wasa-oly.org.
This end of session podcast reviews K-12 highlights of the final 2020 Supplemental Operating Budget
Sine Die, the last day of session, arrives this week. We review the Legislature's reconciliation process and speculation on budget plans.
This podcast reviews action surrounding two of the last three self-imposed cut-offs, along with a quick review of budget action.
Legislative budgets were released this week. This podcast reviews a few of the key points of those budgets.
This update discusses the Legislature's upcoming 'budget phase' as this session moves towarda closure.
Week 5's podcast reviews the Legislature's cut-off deadlines, action on Staffing Allocations, and the WASA/WSSDA/WASBO Legislative Conference
This podcast discusses some of the priority legislation expected to die when the Legislature's self-imposed cut-off arrives. Additional discussion on action regarding WASA's main priority this session: enhanced staffing allocations
This week's podcast reviews SEBB bills from last week and levy bills this week.
In the second week of session, multiple bills will be heard that would clarify (and narrow) SEBB eligibility--a major WASA priority.
introduction to the 2020 Legislative Session and WASA's 2020 Legislative Updates
This podcast reviews the major K-12 issues legislators are wrestling with in the last week of the 2019 Regular Session
As the Regular Legislative Session nears its end, we discuss major K-12 issues still in play.
With House and Senate budgets released and adopted, budget negotiations begin -- with key K-12 education issues still undecided.
This update provides information on the Senate's new 2019-21 Operating Budget proposal.
Today's update provides information on the House's new Operating Budget proposal