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Unemployment Insurance for Every Worker

This bill would've ensured every worker in Washington state was eligible for unemployment insurance regardless of immigration status. It would appear the votes weren't there in the Senate Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs Committee. The Chair, Sen. Karen Keiser has been a big champion.
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House Timeline (50 votes needed)

Filed

Policy Committee

Ways & Means

Rules Committee

Floor Vote

Passed!

  • If all went well on the Senate side, the bill could've gone to the Labor & Workplace Standards Committee
  • Could've gone to the financial ("Appropriations") Committee
  • Could've been fact-checked by "Rules"
  • All of the House could've voted on it
  • All of the Senate and House could've voted on it

Senate Timeline (25 votes needed)

Filed

Policy Committee

Ways & Means

Rules Committee

Floor Vote

Passed!

  • Bill filed;
  • Didn't make it out of the Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs Committee
  • Could've gone to the financial ("Ways & Means") Committee
  • Could've been fact-checked by "Rules"
  • All of the Senate could've vote on it, then it would've gone to the House side (above)

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Progress towards approval

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