Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations
About the committee
The Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations, or LCEDIR, is a bipartisan, bicameral committee of the legislature which is authorized under state law (Title 43.15.060 RCW) to study and review economic development issues. The committee’s duties include special emphasis on international trade, tourism, investment and industrial development, and assisting the legislature in developing a comprehensive and consistent economic development policy. The lieutenant governor serves as the committee’s chair.
2014 Meetings and Summary Report
The LCEDIR conducted two meetings in 2014, the first in Puyallup and the second in Republic.
Follow the links below to the agendas and locations where the work sessions can be viewed online.
The Office of Lt. Governor has also prepared a summary report.
|Date and time||Topic||Meeting location|
|July 29, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.||Washington’s Natural Resources Economy – Farming and Floriculture in Western Washington||Puyallup City Hall|
|Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.||The Economic Impact of Company Closures on Rural Communities||Republic|
The committee consists of six Senators and six Representatives, with three Democratic members and three Republican members appointed from each legislative body.
Lt. Governor Brad Owen, chair