April 2016

Author:
Robin Zukoski, Poliy Director

Though this 2016 legislative session could be characterized as "Legislature Light" in terms of the number of bills passed, it still contained the requisite number of late-night scrambles and fervent debate.

Columbia Legal Services was in the thick of the action, advocating alongside our legislative champions, allies, and low-income clients to preserve and enhance the dignity of all Washingtonians.

While the second session in a biennial budget cycle usually features fewer major changes, we managed to make some significant leaps that will help expand pathways out of... More