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With an increase in legislation being pushed at the local level, the hospitality industry faces many challenges. The Washington Hospitality Association’s Government Affairs team is focused on building relationships at the local level so that the hospitality industry is involved in crafting legislation that has the best outcome for employees and businesses.

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Paid Sick and Safe Leave

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Plastic Bag Ban



DIRECTOR OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: John Lane – johnl@wahospitality.org

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COORDINATOR: Joe Bushnell – joeb@wahospitality.org

LOCAL COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER: Morgan Huether – morganhuether@wahospitality.org