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Senate debates amendments to supplemental operating budget

Several amendments were discussed in the Senate floor debate on Thursday regarding Senate Bill 6168, or the supplemental operating budget as proposed by the Senate...Read More

Transportation budget gets public hearing in Senate Transportation Committee

The Senate Transportation Committee conducted a public hearing on the chamber’s supplemental transportation budget on Wednesday, the third of three budgets the Senate rolled out...Read More

Senate Democrats present supplemental operating budget

The same day House Democrats unveiled their proposals for the operating budget, capital budget and transportation budget, the Senate Democrats also presented their operating budget...Read More

House Democrats’ supplemental transportation budget highlights shortfall

The House Democrats released their supplemental transportation budget Monday, highlighting a $453 million shortfall, with most of that amount stemming from the state’s Multimodal Fund...Read More

House Democrats release supplemental operating budget

The House Democratic Caucus released their supplemental operating budget Monday, prioritizing homelessness and housing affordability, health care accessibility and childcare. The budget doesn’t call for...Read More

House Democrats prioritize housing in supplemental capital budget

The House Democratic Caucus released their supplemental capital budget Monday, part of a rollout that included the caucus’s supplemental operating budget and supplemental transportation budget,...Read More

Revenue forecast balloons to more than $600 million this biennium

The Washington State Economic & Revenue Forecast Council approved and adopted its latest revenue forecast for the state today, pointing to similar figures they saw...Read More

Senate Republicans form “Tax Watchdog Committee”

Responding to Governor Inslee’s proposal to pull millions from the state’s emergency fund to pay for homeless services, as well as what the caucus is...Read More

Inslee releases supplemental budget, prioritizes reducing homelessness

In a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Inslee revealed his supplemental budget proposal heading into the 2020 session. Headlining the budget proposal is $319 million...Read More

Universal health care work group holds first meeting

Members of a work group directed to provide recommendations to the Washington State Legislature on how to create, implement, maintain, and fund a universal health...Read More