The Department of Commerce’s new Tribal Liaison, Michelle Gladstone-Wade attends Governor Inslee’s landmark bill signing at the Tulalip Resort
The Department of Commerce’s new Tribal Liaison, Michelle Gladstone-Wade attends Governor Inslee’s landmark bill signing at the Tulalip Resort (3/31/2022)
Chairwoman Rosemary LaClair, Nooksack Tribe, Michelle Gladstone-Wade Tribal Liaison COMM
Council Member Lisa Wilson, Lummi Nation Michelle Gladstone-Wade Tribal Liaison COMM, Althea Wilson, Lummi Nation
Governor Inslee signed the following bills into law:
- HB 1015 – Creating the Washington equitable access to credit act.
- HB 1571 – Concerning protections and services for indigenous persons who are missing, murdered, or survivors of human trafficking.
- HB 1717 – Concerning tribal participation in planning under the growth management act. Now available as Chapter 252, 2022 Laws
- HB 1725 – Concerning the creation of an endangered missing person advisory designation for missing indigenous persons.
- HB 1753 – Concerning tribal consultation regarding the use of certain funding authorized by the climate commitment act. Now available as Chapter 253, 2022 Laws
- SB 5694 – Recognizing Indian tribes as among the governmental entities with which the department of corrections may enter into agreements on matters to include the housing of inmates convicted in tribal court.
- SB 5866 – Concerning Medicaid long-term services and supports eligibility determinations completed by federally recognized Indian tribes.