WSFA Members and Fair Friends,
WSFA LEGISLATIVE DAY
Scheduled for Thursday, January 31, 2019 in Olympia
Mark Your Calendars Now!
Each year the WSFA schedules a Legislative Day in Olympia Washington, where member Fair representatives have the opportunity to meet with their legislators and discuss the importance of Fairs to their communities. Our next Legislative Day is scheduled for Thursday, January 31, 2019. The day will run from approximately 7:30 a.m. till 4 or 5 pm depending on the appointments you make with your legislators. This is especially important as this is an election year and there may well be new legislators from across the state. Added to that is the fact that when the legislative session begins in January, the Washington State legislature must write a new two-year budget. Pressure on legislators to balance the budget will be intense and we will be competing with many worthy programs for very
Our combined efforts will be vital to preserving the State Fair Fund in the next biennial budget. Gaining the support to do that is a combination of getting to know your legislators on a local level year-round and attending the Legislative Day with the WSFA and helping us present how Fairs contribute to education, agriculture and youth development. Plan to join us on Legislative Day and become part of the strong voice that we need state-wide to
reiterate to our legislators the value of Fairs to Washington.
John Morrison, WSFA Immediate Past President and
Terry Atchison, WSFA President