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.

Committee membership 

The committee consists of six Senators and six Representatives, with three Democratic members and three Republican members appointed from each legislative body.

Committee meeting information

Information about the meetings of the  Legislative Committee on Economic Development & International Relations, including links to the committee’s annual reports can be found on our LCEDIR meeting information page.

 

Committee Membership

Lt. Gov. Brad Owen

Lt. Governor Brad Owen, chair

Becker

Senator Randi Becker

DeBolt

Representative Richard Debolt

 

Sen. Karen Fraser, D-22

Senator Karen Fraser

 

Moeller

Representative Jim Moeller

 

 

Morris

Representative Jeff Morris

 

Hasegawa

Senator Bob Hasegawa

Smith

Representative Norma Smith

Hewitt

Senator Mike Hewitt

 

Wilcox

Representative J.T. Wilcox

 

King

Senator Curtis King

 

Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-49

Representative Sharon Wylie