We are only one week into the 2021 legislative session, and WSSDA’s strategic advocacy team has already learned a lot about participating in the virtual space. Take a look at the top five lessons learned last week and see what bills WSSDA has testified on so far.
PLAN verbal testimony for no more than two minutes, and have a one-minute version ready in case time is limited. (Detailed Instructions)
REGISTER to give testimony no less than one hour before the start of a hearing.
SUBMIT your written testimony and/or other comments up to 24-hours after the start of a hearing at https://app.leg.wa.gov/csiremote.
WATCH committee hearings live at tvw.org.
PATIENCE, GRACE, AND RESPECT – In the words of Representative Timm Ormsby, 3rd Legislative District and Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, “patience, grace, and respect” are necessary for all of us to progress effectively through this unique legislative session. Let’s show our legislators and one another how we can do all that and more!
Last week, WSSDA provided verbal and/or written testimony on the following bills:
If you want to provide testimony as an individual, school board member, or on behalf of WSSDA, email WSSDA Director of Strategic Advocacy Marissa Rathbone for more information.