Over the years AIA Washington Council has addressed many legislative issues. Part of that process involves drafting and publishing Issue Briefs, Position Statements, or other form of documents which can be handed to legislators or other interested parties to help explain AIA Washington Council’s position on an issue.

Below are the various categories of documents in which you can find all the Issue Briefs and other public documents AIA Washington Council has issued since 2005. Please feel free to browse. If you have any questions concerning AIA Washington Council’s position on any of these issues please contact Jeffrey Hamlett, AIA, Executive Director AIA Washington Council, at hamlett@aiawa.org or Kirsten Smith, Manager of Advocacy, AIA Washington Council, at kirstens@aiaseattle.org.

Building Code / State Building Code Council

Capital Budget

Environmental Issues

General Issues

Interior Design

K-12 Schools


Livable / Affordable Communities

Procurement / QBS

Professional Practice / Liability

Taxes / Economy