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2016 Legislative Session Workforce Board Presentations

 

February 2, 2016

Public Hearing: SB 6409, SB 6457, SB 6512, SB 6601, SB 6587, SB 6189; Executive Session: SB 6240, SB 6409, SB 6457. (TVW video at 14 minutes)

Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director

Testifying on HB 2675: Updating workforce investment act references and making no substantive changes.

February 2, 2016

Public Hearing: HB 1640, HB 2664, HB 2669, HB 2833, HB 2851, HB 2862. (TVW 1 hour and 51 minutes)

Staff: Eleni Papadakis, Executive Director

Testifying on HB 2948: Creating the career and college-ready lighthouse pilot project.

January 28, 2015

Public Hearing: SB 6260, SB 6409, SB 6457, SB 6466 (proposed sub); Work Session: Washington Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program overview.

Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director

Testifying on SB 6457: updating workforce investment act references and making no substantive changes.

January 28, 2015

Public Hearing: SB 6260, SB 6409, SB 6457, SB 6466 (proposed sub); Work Session: Washington Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program overview.

Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director

Testifying on SB 6260: providing postsecondary education to enhance education opportunities and public safety.

January 26, 2016

Public Hearing: HB 2615, HB 2593, HB 2675, HB 1949. (TVW video at 59 minutes)

Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director

Testifying on HB 2675: updating workforce investment act references and making no substantive changes.

January 26, 2016

Public Hearing: HB 2615, HB 2593, HB 2675, HB 1949. (TVW video at 1 hour 23 minutes)

Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director

Testifying on HB 1949: Regulating the institutions of higher education, including for-profit institutions and private vocational schools, to protect students from unfair business practices.

January 25, 2016

Public Hearing: HB 2360, HB 2476, HB 2409, HB 2573, HB 2382. (TVW video at 1 hour 8 minutes)

Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director

Testifying on HB 2382: concerning increased recruitment and retention of teachers in alternate route programs.

January 20, 2016

Public Hearing: SB 6221, SB 6100; Work Session: Impact Washington overview and economic gardening, Pacific Northwest Economic Region Update; Executive Session: SB 6223, SB 6222, SB 6033, SB 6078. (TVW video at 49 minutes)

Staff: Mike Brennan, Grant Manager - Make it in Washington / Business and Industry Liason

Presenting information on the Make it in Washington Grant, which helps manufacturing businesses across Washington pay for worker training.

January 19, 2016

Public Hearing: SB 6036, SB 6238, SB 6210, SB 6228, SB 6240. (TVW video at 31 minutes)

Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director

Testifying on SB 6036: requiring certain health professionals to provide information on primary place of practice at the time of license renewal.

January 19, 2016

Public Hearing: HB 2389, HB 2394; Work Session: Talent and Prosperity for All (TAP): An overview of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act state plan in Washington; possible executive action (2323).

Staff: Eleni Papadakis, Executive Director

Presenting information on Talent and Prosperity for All (TAP), Washington's state strategic plan for workforce development.

January 11, 2016

Public Hearing: SHB 1295, SHB 1855, HB 1865, SHB 1408. Work Session: Update: Dual Language Instruction.

Staff: Eleni Papadakis, Executive Director

Testifying on HB 2248: concerning transition services for special education students.

 

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Nova Gattman
Workforce Board Legislative Director

Eric Wolf
Workforce Policy Associate

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