Senate leaders have a tentative plan to release a budget proposal Monday.
The plan comes from the mostly Republican majority in the Senate and would update the two-year budget passed last year. But Republican budget writers have voiced ambivalence over whether a budget is even needed this year.
Legislation concerning Alzheimer’s disease will be heard in the House Health Care and Wellness Committee at 1:30 p.m.. Sponsored by Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, Senate Bill 6124 would task the Department of Social and Health Services with creating a work group to study the impact of Alzheimer’s in Washington.
The House Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on Senate Bill 5141 at 3:30 p.m. Introduced by Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, the legislation would allow motorcyclists to proceed through certain red lights if the traffic controls are triggered by weight.
House Bill 2329, sponsored by Rep. Marcus Riccelli, D-Spokane, will have a 10 a.m. hearing in the Senate Health Care Committee. The legislation would create a breastfeeding-friendly designation in Washington for hospitals and employers that promote breastfeeding.