Legislative Action Committee

  • No LAC Meeting for October

    Ballots have dropped; too many doorbells to ring. You know the drill…

  • September 21 LAC Meeting

    The September LAC Meeting takes place Sunday 9/21, 2:00-4:00 at
    the Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, 98033.

    Our special guest will be Peggy Maze Johnson of Heart of America Northwest, the Hanford watchdog group.

  • August 17 LAC Meeting

    The August KCDCC Legislative Action Committee Meeting
    will take place Sunday 8/17, 2:00-4:00pm at

    Covington Library
    27100 164th Ave SE,
    Covington,
    right before the Kent-Kangley Road passes under Highway 18

    Special guest is Tina Orwall, State Representative (33rd LD) and Deputy Speaker Pro Tempore

  • July 20 LAC Meeting

    The July KCDCC Legislative Action Committee Meeting
    will take place Sunday 7/20, 2:00-4:00pm at

    Seattle Library – Southwest Branch
    9010 35th Avenue SW,
    West Seattle.

    Special guest is State Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos (37th LD),
    Chair of the House Education Committee.

  • May 18 LAC Meeting

    The May KCDCC Legislative Action Committee Meeting
    will take place Sunday 5/18 2:00-4:00 at

    Auburn Library
    1102 Auburn Way S
    Auburn 98002

    Special guest is Greg Baruso, candidate for 30th District State House
    running against Republican Linda Kochmar


Currently the King County Democrats Legislative Action Committee (LAC) is chaired by Karl de Jong;cm=legislative .



The LAC is currently in the process of setting our legislative agenda for 2013 (draft available here; our 2012 agenda is also available).

The LAC meets monthly with legislators and sends out periodic Legislative Action newsletters throughout the Legislative session.  Please join our mailing list by checking legislative action on our volunteer sign up form.  Thanks

You can contact your Legislators and check for the daily status on specific bills at www.leg.wa.gov.

View our Priority List for the upcoming 2013 Legislative Session

You can also go to this directory listing to see our Bill Status Chart. The filename format is “billstatus(YYYYYMMDD)”.PDF. They should be sorted to show the most updated version at the bottom of the list.

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