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File #: 2013-0513    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 12/16/2013 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: 1/13/2014 Final action: 1/13/2014
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14045
Title: A MOTION adopting the King County 2014 (FY 2015) Federal Legislative Agenda and King County 2014 (FY 2015) Federal Policy Interests.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett
Indexes: Legislature
Attachments: 1. Motion 14045.pdf, 2. 2013-0513 Legislative Review Form.pdf, 3. 2013-0513 transmittal letter.doc, 4. A. 2014 (FY 2015) King County Federal Agenda, 5. B. 2014 (FY 2015) Federal Policy Interests, 6. 14045 amendment package 1-13-14.pdf
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A MOTION adopting the King County 2014 (FY 2015) Federal Legislative Agenda and King County 2014 (FY 2015) Federal Policy Interests.
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      WHEREAS, the King County council and the King County executive have worked together through their respective government relations staff and desire to bring their positions on federal issues to the attention of the Second Session of the 113th Congress, and
      WHEREAS, King County desires to work cooperatively with other local governments and other organizations to achieve its 2014 (FY 2015) federal legislative goals, and
      WHEREAS, King County is dependent on a strong fiscal partnership with the federal government for transportation, public health, homeland security, salmon recovery, flood control, affordable housing and other important needs, and
      WHEREAS, the King County council and the King County executive will continue to review congressional developments for possible revisions of King County's 2014 (FY 2015) federal legislative goals;
      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
      The King County council hereby adopts the King County 2014 (FY 2015) Federal Legislative Agenda, Attachment A to this motion, and King County 2014 (FY 2015) Federal Policy Interests, Attachment B to this motion, as King County's highest priorities for federal action in the 2014 (FY 2015) congressional cycle.