February 15 2020

Legislative Report: Week 4

February 10, 2020 Bellevue Chamber Weekly Legislative Report: Week 4 Week Overview General Update Friday, February 7th marked the first cutoff of session where all bills had to move out of the policy committee in the chamber in which they were originally introduced – called the house of origin – or they are now considered dead. The exception... Read More ... Read More

February 8 2020

Legislative Report: Week 3

Bellevue Chamber Weekly Report February 2, 2020 Page 1 of 9 Bellevue Chamber Weekly Legislative Report: Week 3 Week Overview General Update The first cut-off of session is quickly approaching on Friday, February 7th, which means all bills must pass out of their house of origin policy committees or they will be considered dead unless... Read More ... Read More

February 4 2020

5 Things: February 4, 2020

Five things you need to know this week: Nintendo takes over the Chamber Lunch, join a Chamber committee, Bellevue Art Museum free Friday, OneRedmond's Economic Forecast, take a visit to Mini City Hall in Crossroads ... Read More

January 28 2020

5 Things: January 28, 2020

Five things you need to know this week: it's almost time for Recess, an update from Capitol Hill, the rise of Bellevue's Spring District, celebrating the Lunar New Year, the BDA is partying the night away ... Read More

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. ... Read More

January 21 2020

5 Things: January 21, 2020

Five things you need to know this week: the Recess bell is ringing, sitting here on Capitol Hill, the Chamber supports the Bellevue School District bond measure, FAQ5 Paid Family Leave, Sound Transit's upcoming open house ... Read More

January 20 2020

FAQ 5: Paid Family Leave

Washington's Paid Family Leave program took effect on January 1, 2020. Over 10,000 Washingtonians filed for benefits in the first week alone but many employers still have questions. We'll try to answer a few of them in this week's FAQ5. ... Read More

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. ... Read More

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 ... Read More

January 14 2020

5 Things: January 14, 2020

Five things you need to know this week: a look at the future of higher education with UW President Ana Mari Cauce, upcoming Bellevue Recess, heading to Capitol Hill, the East King Chambers Coalition legislative agenda is now available, and did you notice how cold it is?! ... Read More

January 7 2020

5 Things: January 7, 2020

Five things you need to know this week: a look at the upcoming legislative session, hear about the future of higher education, an update in City government leadership, ready for recess, look back at all the great things that happened in 2019 ... Read More

December 31 2019

5 Things: December 31, 2019

Five things you need to know this week: a review of the Chamber's 2019, recess is coming back, looking into the upcoming legislative session, city council makes changes to homeless encampment policies, paid family leave program goes live ... Read More

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