Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

By Patric Haerle
Washington State Journal 

Access, tax and training bills pass


January 28, 2021

OLYMPIA — A set of three bills designed to keep essential functions of the state running during the COVID-19 pandemic and future emergencies passed the state legislature unanimously Jan. 22.

They are:

• House Bill 1056 establishes that governing bodies may meet remotely in an emergency and requires public access

• House Bill 1095 exempts businesses from paying taxes on emergency assistance grants from the state or federal government

• House Bill 1007 allows social workers to receive their training virtually

All three were brought forward with bipartisan support from their respec...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 09/17/2021 07:41