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May 23, 2024

New Legislative Leadership

Good Morning Sunshines— The sun’s out. The heat’s building. Is it election season friction, climate change, or just a beautiful week in Washington? Who’s to say. One thing we know:…
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April 22, 2024

Initiate Voter Sequence

Hi bunnies, Last you heard from us, we did our best School House Rock impression of how an initiative goes through the legislature to the ballot. If that is the ghost of…
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April 22, 2024

Taking the Initiative

Howdy partner— As we mosey on into interim in such a monumental election season we’ve decided to continue sharing updates from WCA through The Tally twice a month. We just can’t get enough…
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March 18, 2024

4th Annual Session Awards

Theydies and Gentlethems— The time has come for our 4th Annual Session Awards. pause for fanfare. While our bills all came to a brutal, bitter end we are thankful for the…
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March 18, 2024

Government Nerds, Man

Hi my friend— Thank you for accompanying us on yet another journey through leg session. The legislature called Sine Die yesterday and adjourned for the year. Legislators will slither away…
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March 18, 2024

Dead and Deader

Beloved— We are nearing the finish line of session with two huge cutoffs this week. Monday was the cutoff for bills passing through the opposite chamber’s fiscal committees and Ways…
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February 29, 2024

Grieving Your Bills

Hey bestie— Week seven is upon us, and session is moving so fast it feels like we lose another good bill every time you blink. If you’re a Tally subscriber…
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February 15, 2024

Short Session’s No Excuse

My dear — We’re over halfway through session now. Two committee cutoffs are behind us and legislators’ hands are 🩸blooooody🩸from all the bills they have killed (nvm the starving children…