House passes GMA reform bill despite legal worries
House passes GMA reform bill despite legal worries

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Senate passes “environmental justice” bill
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House passes LCFS bill amid concerns over cost, program effectiveness
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Bill establishing special session procedure clears Senate
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Housing, GMA legislation possible for 2021

Podcasts

Focus 15 Episode 7 - The state of trucking in Washington
Focus 15 Episode 7 – The state of trucking in Washington
In this episode of the Focus 15, TJ Martinell speaks with Washington Trucking Association Executive Vice President Sheri Call about the state of the industry, how bad transportation infrastructure and congestion affects consumer access to goods at low prices, and trucker priorities for the new state transportation package.
Season 1 Episode 7
Focus 15 Episode 6 - Why Bellevue's transportation infrastructure is "important to the entire state"
Focus 15 Episode 6 – Why Bellevue’s transportation infrastructure is “important to the entire state”
In this episode of the Focus 15, TJ Martinell speaks with Bellevue City Councilmember Jennifer Robertson about the city's enormous growth in the past two decades, how that's creating new infrastructure needs, and why those projects should be included in a new state transportation package.
Season 1 Episode 6
Focus 15 Episode 5 - Retroactive overtime farm worker pay "inherently unfair"
Focus 15 Episode 5 – Retroactive overtime farm worker pay “inherently unfair”
In this episode of the Focus 15 TJ Martinell speaks with Save Family Farming Communications Director Dillon Honcoop about how a recent State Supreme Court decision has opened up farms to lawsuits regarding retroactive overtime pay, and a Senate bill that would block them.
Season 1 Episode 5
Focus 15 Episode 4 - LCFS policy “costly, ineffective"
Focus 15 Episode 4 – LCFS policy “costly, ineffective”
Season 1 Episode 4
Focus 15 Episode 3 with BIAW's Jan Himebaugh
Focus 15 Episode 3 with BIAW’s Jan Himebaugh
In this episode of the Focus 15, TJ Martinell talks with BIAW's Government Affairs Director Jan Himebaugh about housing affordability and legislation this session that make it better - or worse.
Season 1 Episode 3
Focus 15: House Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox
Focus 15 Podcast: House Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox
In this episode of the Focus 15, host TJ Martinell speaks with House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox (R-2)about the 2021 legislative session, the impact of the state lockdowns on certain industries and balancing power between the legislative and executive branches.
Season 1 Episode 2