The Longview City Council will meet with state lawmakers from the 19th District on Tuesday to discuss the city’s priorities for the upcoming legislative session, which starts in January.
The city’s current legislative agenda includes a $500,000 request to construct a new satellite police office in the Highlands, an additional $50 million request from the state Transportation Budget to complete the Industrial Way-Oregon Way intersection project and general support for tools that cities can use for economic development.
Lawmakers from the 19th District include Democrats Sen. Dean Takko and Rep. Brian Blake and Republican Rep. Jim Walsh.
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The legislative dinner will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Grant’s Restaurant in the Monticello Hotel.
The council also will hold a workshop at 6 p.m. on Thursday in City Hall before the regular meeting to discuss the city’s 2020 federal legislative agenda.
The regular meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday. An expanded story on what the council will discuss during its regular meeting will appear in The Daily News later this week.