Author: Ross Zimmerman

Washington State Legislature

The Washington State Legislature’s web site has historical materials dating all the way back to 1854.

Legislative history for bills introduced from the most recent 3 bienniums can be researched from the Legislature’s Bill Information page: https://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/

For information from 1991 through the current year, visit the Legislature’s Detailed Legislative Reports page. From there, use the Biennium drop-down menu on the right-hand side of the page to select the year of the bill, then type the bill number into the Bill Number field on the left-hand side of the page. Click the Continue button to proceed. Pending legislation can be tracked here as well.

For information from 1985-present, click on the Search (Documents) link in the Detailed Legislative Reports page and scroll to the bottom. This search feature allows you to look for bills, budget bills, bill histories, and amendments from 1985-present, bill analysis reports from 1987-present, and roll call votes from 1991-present, among other things.

Archived materials from the reporting committees (dating back to 1999 in many cases) can also be found on the Legislative Committees page of the Legislature’s web site. The materials can be found under the links for each respective committee.

https://leg.wa.gov/ 

Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle (ULMS)

The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle (ULMS) Housing Department provides direct service programs and resources to individuals and families who seek knowledge, understanding and access to pertinent financial education that result in maintaining and obtaining generational wealth. ULMS Housing department takes pride in supporting Economic Growth and Empowerment in communities by providing and assisting low to moderate individuals and families in Financial Education and Training. This service incorporates Financial Education with the process of Home ownership so clients are financial mangers and navigators in all aspects of financial management. Additionally, the program curriculum is structured to assist clients in confronting and managing economic challenges while providing them with knowledge and resources to make better financial decisions.

https://urbanleague.org/housing/

(206) 461-3792

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services

Rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and the Gospel imperative, Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services are outreaches of the Catholic Church in Western Washington, under the leadership of the Archbishop of Seattle and the Boards of Trustees. CCS and CHS answer the Gospel call to loving and compassionate service with particular concern for the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death and the dignity of the human person.

https://ccsww.org/

(206) 328-5696