• Cities share federal priorities in D.C.

    AWC sends out a special thanks to more than 70 city officials who attended the NLC Congressional City Conference Washington, D.C.! See our Federal Priorities.
  • Marijuana excise tax distribution increasing

    At the urging of AWC and with the determined help of legislators, cities that receive a distribution from the Liquor and Cannabis Board for the sale and distribution of marijuana will see an increase in the distribution beginning in April.
  • Ruckelshaus workshops taking place throughout the state

  • Applications for tax incentive Opportunity Zones now available

  • Cities come out strong as 2018 session wraps up

  • Find out how your city can benefit from U.S. Communities and the purchasing power of public agencies nationwide


Featured events

May 2-4 | Yakima
Labor Relations Institute

Come away informed and inspired! LRI is Washington’s must-attend conference for public sector human resources and labor relations professionals.

June 26-29 | Yakima
AWC Annual Conference

Our Annual Conference offers something for everyone! With a city-focused agenda, all sessions, tours, and networking opportunities are designed to educate and inspire.


Cityvision magazine

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    Communities confront addiction and mental health issues

    This edition of Cityvision examines the opioid epidemic and related mental health and housing issues that cities across the state are experiencing. January/February 2018


Featured data & resources

AWC Open Data Portal

Explore the AWC Open Data Portal, where we distill complex information into compelling data visualizations to tell the stories of Washington’s cities.

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