WA House COG - Work Session

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The Washington State House Commerce and Gaming Committee (WA House COG) considers issues relating to the regulation of commerce in alcohol, tobacco and cannabis, as well as issues relating to the regulation and oversight of gaming, including tribal compacts.‚Äč

Legislative work sessions are convened to ground lawmakers in broader policy topics as opposed to addressing specific bills. Subject matter experts are invited to share perspectives and public comment is not permitted. Work sessions may be scheduled at any time, but the committee assembly days in the fall leading up to legislative sessions can be signals of policymaking to come.