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Legislation Update: March 2022

After another successful AFT Washington 2022 Lobby Day, we are 75% of the way through the 2022 Legislative Session! Many of our legislative priorities are still alive, which is excellent news. And if you haven't, sign the petition calling on the Legislature to make investments in education.

Special Session Casts Shadow on National Education Week

Nov. 11, 2011 | Public News Service | Mike Clifford, Producer

SEATTLE - You might call it a shadow looming over National Education Week in Washington State, with a special session just around the corner and the threat of another $166 million in education cuts. [read the full story or download the audio from the site]


Providing Salary Increments for Community & Technical Colleges

House Bill 1631 (Reykdal, D-22) and Senate Bill 5507 (Kilmer, D-26) are bills which would establish automatic funding so that two-year faculty, both full- and part-time, can receive regular step increases (increments) as they increase their professional development and experience.