This morning, Council member Lorena Gonzalez launched an effort to secure a paid leave benefit for all employees in Seattle. But she’s not alone: the state legislature is currently working on the same issue.
Yesterday the Office of Intergovernmental Relations (OIR) gave the Council its first update on how things are going in Olympia, as the state legislative session ramps up.
With the State Legislature preparing for its January session, the City Council and the Office of Intergovernmental Relations (OIR) have been hard at work drafting the city’s legislative agenda. This afternoon, the Council approved the final version.