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 Meeting Schedule
(Click on topic for additional information, meeting materials)
|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|
|Not set – likely in early December||Washington’s Natural Resources Economy – Timber and Fishing||To be determined, but likely in Grays Harbor County.|
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