News 10/2018

News DOSH Fall Protection Rule Updates IBA October WA ACCA Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report What’s Happening I’ve been lobbying for over 30 years and this Monday was the first snow day the Legislature has ever taken. While it was nice to have a day to catch up...

A Government Affairs Update

March 28, 2017 As we approach the next deadline for legislative action, the two bills mentioned in the last Government Affairs report- HB 1972 allowing cities with electrical inspection programs to also enforce electrical contractor registration and trainee laws, and...

A Government Affairs Update

March 10, 2017 Of the three bills mentioned in Currents (see link above), SB 5211 is dead, but HB 1952 passed the House unanimously, and HB 1855 passed on an almost straight party line vote. Both House bills are being pushed by the IBEW – and both have serious...

Note from the WAACCA President

November 17, 2015 Information about Initiative 937: “As I think of what would have happened had we not been given the forewarning about this proposal from our lobbyists, Jim King and Gary Smith, I get a chill up my spine… ” Read Full...