The Legislative Information Center (LIC) is a service provided by the Washington State Legislature. Our mission is to provide courteous, accurate, and timely information about the Legislature and the legislative process to the citizens of Washington State and the members and staff of the Legislature.
The State Records Collections provide a vital account of public government in Washington State, beginning with the establishment of Washington Territory in 1853 and continuing to the present.
Outlines basic procedures for conducting legislative history research in Washington state.
This guide identifies online and print sources for researching the legislative history of bills enacted by the Washington State Legislature.
TV Washington contains video and audio transcripts of Committee hearings, House and Senate floor debates and more, in its Archives.
The Washington State Digital Archives is the nation’s first archives dedicated specifically to the preservation of electronic records from both State and Local agencies that have permanent legal, fiscal or historical value.
Located in Cheney, WA on the Eastern Washington University campus, the new facility was designed from the ground up to host this technically complex program. The web interface and database storehouse were custom designed specifically for the Digital Archives to hold the unique and very important electronic records found throughout the state, and to provide simple, straight forward access to researchers.
The Digital Archives includes a state of the art research room, complete with computer research stations, a high tech presentation classroom and a world-class data center.