MRSC Insight Blog
Posts for June 2020
This blog post summarizes major planning/land use-related bills that were passed during the 2020 Washington State legislative session.
The purpose of this blog post is to highlight the requirements in ESSB 6280, Washington State's new law regulating the use of facial technology software.
This blog post highlights local planning/building departments that quickly converted from a traditional permitting/plan review process to an online system.
This blog post provides an overview of several bills from the 2020 legislative session that impact local government purchasing and contracting.
This blog post reviews new laws, passed during the 2020 legislative session, that expand the state's anti-discrimination law to prohibit racial discrimination on the basis of hair and discrimination on the basis of citizenship status.
This blog post reviews SSHB 1888, which creates new public records exemptions for certain information in personnel and public employment records and goes into effect on June 11.
This blog post reviews how local governments can allow temporary use of the public ROW for business activity during the pandemic.