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MRSC Quarterly Print Newsletter

In addition to our regular e-newsletters, MRSC also produces a quarterly Municipal Research News print newsletter that we mail to city and county officials, state legislators, and other local government partners.

These newsletters include some of our most popular recent blog posts from the past quarter, highlights of recent projects that MRSC has completed, answers to selected "Ask MRSC" questions, a Washington State trivia question, and more.

Below are our most recent editions.

Summer 2020 Newsletter

This issue focuses on further issues related to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), including furloughs, emergency competitive bidding waivers, electronic signatures, and more.

Plus: What is the tallest, most impressive bridge in Washington?

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Spring 2020 Newsletter

Highlights from this issue include numerous issues related to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), permanent supportive housing, and new breed-specific dog ban legislation.

Plus: What lake in Washington has the highest diverse mineral content of any body of water?

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Winter 2019/2020 Newsletter

Highlights from this issue include revenue impacts of Initiative 976 (I-976), MRSC's new website search improvements, Ask MRSC questions related to growing populations, and recent Public Records Act developments.

Plus: What 5-acre city park is the oldest public square in the state?

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Fall 2019 Newsletter

Highlights from this issue include 2019 procurement legislation, MRSC's new guidance on credit card use and travel & expense reimbursement policies, limitations of homelessness enforcement, overtime, new election laws, and Ask MRSC questions related to budgeting.

Plus: What town is home to one of the longest concrete structures in the world, at just under one mile long?

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