Miloscia government quality plan clears first committee hurdle Before today’s committee cutoff date, the Accountability and Reform Committee passed the Performance Management Act (Senate Bill 5737), the ambitious quality improvement and waste reduction plan introduced by Sen. Mark Miloscia. The legislation would implement Lean management practices in state government with nationally-recognized Baldrige assessments to ensure measurable results. “This... Read More...
KING 5: Legislature considers abolishing death penalty Miloscia and other supporters of the Senate bill want to end any future executions in Washington state, including the executions of those who have already been — or will be — sentenced to death before the bill could become law. Click here to read more… Read More...
Miloscia introduces major overhaul of state government performance measures Today, Sen. Mark Miloscia introduced the Performance Management Act (Senate Bill 5737), a measure to overhaul state government performance accountability. The Senate’s leader on government accountability advanced this as an answer to increasing demands for measures of quality and waste required for Gov. Jay Inslee’s Lean management initiative. “This bill... Read More...
Senate unanimously approves Miloscia transparency measure OLYMPIA… Today, the state Senate unanimously passed a measure introduced by Sen. Mark Miloscia to increase transparency of state government expenditures. Senate Bill 5081 would put more government expenditure information on a consolidated website so that the public may easily access it. “This is about continuing to improve communication with... Read More...
Federal Way “We Appreciate the Police” Rally I was glad to offer my support for the “We Appreciate the Police” Rally recognizing our hard-working Federal Way Police Department. Although I was not able to attend, my staff represented me and I am pleased to share a few photos from the rally here on my website. Thank you... Read More...
The News Tribune: Lawmakers introduce bill to abolish death penalty OLYMPIA, Wash. — Bills to abolish the death penalty were introduced in the state House and Senate on Monday, an effort that seeks to build on Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision last year to impose a moratorium on capital punishment. The measures, sponsored by Democratic Rep. Reuven Carlyle of Seattle and... Read More...
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