With Washington’s legislative session set to convene on Jan. 10, bills continue to be prefiled, including three additional ones which State of Reform will be watching dealing with surprise medical bills, counselor disclosure, and water fluoridation.  The first bill, HB 1688, has already garnered bipartisan support with Reps. Eileen Cody and Joe Schmick sponsoring it. … Read more

Sen. Patty Kuderer represents the 48th Legislative District and serves as Chair of the Senate Housing Stability & Affordability Committee. The Washington State Wire, State of Reform’s sister site, talked with Sen. Kuderer about what’s on her mind ahead of the 2022 session, including housing and rental relief bills, gun legislation and a housing court. … Read more