March 15 2020

Legislative Update: End of Session

At 8:00pm on March 12th, the legislature adjourned the 2020 legislative session sine die. The 2020 Washington State legislative session was a short session, which means it moved at a rapid pace as legislators worked diligently to pass bills and end on time. ... Read More

March 12 2020

COVID-19: In This Together

COVID-19 update and connecting those who need help to those who can offer it ... Read More

March 11 2020

COVID-19: Business Assistance & Worker Resources

COVID-19 related resources for businesses and workers, including, business loans, shared work programs, and unemployment information ... Read More

March 10 2020

5 Things: March 10, 2020

Five things you need to know this week: resources for workers and small businesses, social distancing, chamber committees, time to shine, Eastside Business Expo ... Read More

March 9 2020

Legislative Update: Week 8

Opposite house fiscal cutoff was on Monday, March 2nd, which means any bill that did not pass out of the fiscal committee in the opposite house by that day is considered dead. There were 482 bills that were alive following Monday’s cutoff. ... Read More

March 3 2020

5 Things: March 3, 2020

Five things you need to know this week: everyone is talking about Corona, it's showtime, we're calling bull$***, an update from Capitol Hill, and an interview with the Bellevue Chamber CEO ... Read More

March 1 2020

Legislative Update: Week 7

Bellevue Chamber Weekly Legislative Report: Week 7 Week Overview General Update The past week was packed with every type of session activity. The flurry started on Monday when the Senate released their proposed operating budget and the House released their proposed operating, capital and transportation budgets. It was anticipated the House was going to release... Read More ... Read More

February 25 2020

5 Things: February 25, 2020

Five things you need to know this week: Bellevue Chamber Awards, Six Chamber Breakfast, Travelers Institute for Cyber Symposium, Bold for the Blue Breakfast, Washington DECA judging ... Read More

February 18 2020

5 Things: February 18, 2020

Five things you need to know this week: Bellevue Pulse Check, Uncommon Impact Eastside, Alaska and America Airlines merger update, Calling Bulls*** at the next Chamber Lunch, Ascend Prime tops list of Romantic Restaurants ... Read More

February 16 2020

Legislative Report: Week 5

Bellevue Chamber Weekly Report February 16, 2020 Page 1 of 11 Bellevue Chamber Weekly Legislative Report: Week 5 Week Overview General Update Tuesday, February 11th marked the second cutoff of session – House of Origin Fiscal Cutoff. By this date all bills referred to fiscal committees (Appropriations, Finance and Capital Budget Committees in the House... Read More ... Read More

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

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