• Advocacy Resources

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    Skagit County

    Skagit County Commissioners
    Ron Wesen, District 1
    Ken Dahlstedt, District 2
    Lisa Janicki, District 3
    commissioners@co.skagit.wa.us

    10th Legislative District
    Sen. Bailey, Barbara F  |  Republican
    Rep. Smith, Norma  |  Republican
    Rep. Hayes, Dave  |  Republican
    Represents all of Island County and part of Skagit and Snohomish Counties, including the cities of La Conner, Oak Harbor, Coupeville, Langley, Stanwood and part of Mount Vernon.

    39th Legislative District
    Sen. Wagoner, Keith  |  Republican
    Rep. Kristiansen, Dan P  |  Republican
    Rep. Eslick, Carolyn  |  Republican
    Represents the eastern part of Skagit and Snohomish counties, and the northeast part of King County including Sedro Woolley, Concrete, Arlington, Darrington, Granite Falls, Monroe, Sultan, Gold Bar Index, Skykomish and part of Marysville.

    40th Legislative District
    Sen. Ranker, Kevin  |  Democrat
    Rep. Lytton, Kristine  |  Democrat
    Rep. Morris, Jeff R  |  Democrat
    Represents San Juan, and part of Skagit and Whatcom counties including Anacortes, Burlington and part of Bellingham and Mount Vernon.

    2nd Congressional District
    Click here to find your district 
    Senators
    Sen. Patty Murray (D)
    Sen. Maria Cantwell (D)
    Representative
    Rep. Rick Larsen (D)

    State and Federal Links

    Washington State Public Disclosure Commission
    The PDC provides timely and meaningful public access to information about the political campaigns, lobbyist expenditures, and the financial affairs of public officials and candidates.

    Washington State Legislature
    Access to House of Representatives and Senate personnel pages, legislative information, and bill tracking.

    Federal Regulatory Agencies / U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
    Federal immigration regulations, forms, review filing fees, instructions for employee hiring/verification and reporting requirements.

    Federal Register
    The official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential documents.

    Commerce Dept – Int’l Trade Administration
    A comprehensive resource for information on all U.S. Federal Government export assistance programs.

    Occupational Safety & Health Administration
    Information and resources to aid compliance with federal health and safety regulations.

    Environmental Protection Agency
    Federal regulations affecting environmental and natural resources, waste disposal, air and water quality, obtain regulatory updates, find regional staff and offices, local assistance programs, get news, etc.


    Taxes and Employment

    Department of Labor
    Comply with federal labor regulations, forms, access to online library and more.

    Employment Security Department
    Washington State Employment Security Department
    Unemployment insurance forms and information.

    Internal Revenue Service
    Forms, information, and tax advice.

    Washington State Dept of Revenue
    Forms, information, and tax advice.

    Washington State Dept of Labor & Industry
    Forms, information, and advice on industrial insurance and WISHA.


    Transportation Organization & Links

    Washington State Transportation
    Washington State Dept of Transportation
    WA Senate Transportation Committee

    WA House Transportation Committee
    WA state house transportation proceedings.

    Skagit Transit
    Skagit transit information, routes, policy issues.


    State & Local Government Research

    Washington Research Council
    Provides independent information on state and local government in WA state.

    Washington Policy Center
    A non-partisan, free-market, state-based think tank in Seattle that publishes studies, sponsors events and conferences and educates citizens on public policy issues facing WA state.

    Washington Roundtable
    The WA Roundtable is composed of 40 CEOs and citizen members. It was formed in 1983 to study and make recommendations on critical public policy issues affecting the state.

    Competitiveness Issues
    Association of Washington Business
    The statewide business organization, representing member businesses. A great site for legislative issues, voting records, and the current take on the state’s business climate.

    State & Local Government Research
    Washington Research Council
    Provides independent information on state and local government in WA state.

    Washington Policy Center
    A non-partisan, free-market, state-based think tank in Seattle that publishes studies, sponsors events and conferences and educates citizens on public policy issues facing WA state.

    Washington Roundtable
    The WA Roundtable is composed of 40 CEOs and citizen members. It was formed in 1983 to study and make recommendations on critical public policy issues affecting the state.


    Hospitality

    Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Sites
    Washington Hospitality Assn.

    Tourism
    Washington State tourism web site.

    Business Resource Center
    Washington Small Business Development Center
    The Business Resource Center offers a “Getting Started” packet, a lending library, a computer lab with internet access, free one-on-one business counseling and a plethora of workshops.

    Business Development
    Economic Development Association of Skagit County
    EDASC is a local agency that assists businesses in a number of ways, including one-on-one counseling, hosting networking events, and providing demographics and information.

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