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January 26 2020

Legislative Report: Week 2

Last week was another busy week filled with committee hearings on bills and some floor action in both chambers. Almost 1,500 bills have been introduced so far this session.

January 19 2020

Legislative Report: Week 1

The 2020 session began on Monday, January 13th. Legislators will be tackling affordable housing and homelessness, childcare accessibility, climate action, and addressing the impacts of I-976.

January 15 2020

Bellevue Chamber Endorses School Bond Measure

The Bellevue Chamber today announced its support for the upcoming school bond measure on the February 11, 2020 ballot

October 10 2019

Eastside Business Alliance Releases Final Round of Endorsements

Bellevue, WA – The Eastside Business Alliance (EBA), sponsored by the Bellevue Chamber, has completed its rigorous election endorsement processes and released a list of 19 pro-growth candidates for local, non-partisan office on the Eastside. EBA trustees spent three months researching and interviewing 38 candidates for office.

April 4 2019

More on the State Budget; Meydenbauer Bay Park is Open; City Boards and Commissions Need You

More on the State Budget Back in January, Governor Inslee proposed a $54.6 billion budget for the coming biennium, with $3.5 billion in new spending. Now the House has adopted a $52.6 billion budget and the Senate has come in at $52.2 billion. By comparison, a maintenance budget, meaning continuation of existing spending levels for... Read More

March 13 2019

More on Chamber Day; Meydenbauer Bay Park Grand Opening; Bel-Red Transformation

More on Chamber Day Now more than ever, it is important for businesses of all sizes to have a voice in Olympia. On February 27th, representatives of the East King County Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition descended on the state capitol for Chamber Day 2019. We shared our common legislative agenda with elected officials from... Read More

January 15 2019

Chamber Day 2019 and AWB Hill Climb; Possible Transportation Package; Access Bellevue Transportation Guide

Chamber Day 2019 at the State The Legislature has convened in Olympia for a 105-Day Session and elected officials need your feedback. Here’s your opportunity to get out of the office or off the production line for a day and join fellow business leaders from ten East King County Chambers of Commerce, on a whirlwind journey... Read More

November 28 2018

Magic Season in Bellevue Street Closures; King County Charter Review; Human Services Commission Opening

Magic Season in Bellevue Street Closures & Traffic Map The Holidays have arrived and with them, Magic Season in Downtown Bellevue. Whether you plan to experience the Snowflake Lane At The Bellevue Collection, take a turn on the ice rink in Downtown Park, experience the beauty of Garden d’Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden or... Read More

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