• Cities come out strong as 2018 session wraps up

    We are pleased that for the first non-overtime session in many years, our goals have generally been achieved. Learn why, find out what's next, and a fond farewell.
  • Legislature passes operating budget

    The final version of the adopted budget includes many of the city-preferred approaches to the differences between the Senate and the House, including several new investments in programs to address AWC priorities in housing, mental health, and opioid treatment and prevention.
  • Ruckelshaus workshops beginning soon.

  • Celebrate your city’s achievements - Enter AWC's Municipal Excellence Awards competition by March 26.

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

  • The 2018 AWC Nominating Committee is calling for applications for the Board of Directors.


Featured events

March 21-22 | Lynnwood
Healthy Worksite Summit

Don’t miss the Northwest’s premier training event dedicated to making workplaces healthy places. Employers come together to learn, share, and explore the latest trends in workplace health promotion.

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.


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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