LOBBY DAY 2018 is tomorrow Thursday January 25th! Registrations are now closed.
The bill to abolish the death penalty in Washington State is, like last year's bill, by Attorney General Request. The bill numbers are SB 6052 and HB 1935.
This short 60 day session began on January 8th, and there was a Senate Law & Justice Committee hearing on SB 6052 on Monday 1/22. We will attend the committee vote on SB 6052 before our meetings with legislators!
Lobby Day - We will meet in the Washington Room (Basement) of the Pritchard Building (415 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98504).
8:30-9am Registration - there will coffee & a continental breakfast so come early and mingle!
9-9:15 Welcome & introductions
9:15-9:30 Political landscape
9:30-9:45 Messaging training
9:45-10 Walk over to Senate Hearing Room 4
10-11:15 Law & Justice Committee
11:15-11:30 How to speak with Lawmakers
11:30-11:45 Meeting logistics
12-3:30 Lawmaker meetings
We will continue to run the postcard action until we know the fate of the bills. We'll deliver additional postcards at key points through the legislative session.
Let's make 2018 the year we abolish!