Next Public Board Meeting
June 18, 2016
City of Wapato, Filipino Community Hall
Apply to Serve as a CAPAA Commissioner
CAPAA is currently accepting applications for candidates interested in serving on the Commission.
Commissioner terms are for three years. As part of their duties, Commissioners are expected to attend CAPAA’s public board meetings that are held five times a year around the state. They are to keep the community and board informed and up to date on issues, legislative activity, and statutes affecting Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
For more information about serving as a Commissioner, visit the CAPAA website.
2016 Legislative Session Overview
State senators and representatives from across the state convened in Olympia on January 11 for a 60-day legislative session. Lawmakers met in committees to consider legislation and hear public comments on issues such as civil rights, education, health and human services, and economic development. The Legislature adjourned on March 29, concluding a 20-day special session, after agreeing on a supplemental budget.