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  • Two-year operating budget approved by Senate

Two-year operating budget approved by Senate

  • April 4th, 2019

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Senate today approved a $52.2 billion state operating budget to fund vital state services, including targeted support for the state’s behavioral health system, K-12 special education, higher education, and the […]

  • Transportation budget clears Senate

Transportation budget clears Senate

  • April 4th, 2019

OLYMPIA – The 2019-21 Transportation budget cleared the Senate on Thursday with unanimous support.

ESHB 1160 will now head to conference where Senate and House transportation leaders will negotiate through the differences […]

  • Senate Democrats’ introduce “Fix Our Tax Code” plan

Senate Democrats’ introduce “Fix Our Tax Code” plan

  • March 29th, 2019

Washington’s tax structure is broken. Lower and middle-income families pay nearly 18 percent of their total income in taxes, while the very wealthiest Washingtonians pay just 3 percent.

The Evergreen State’s tax structure […]

  • Senate budget prioritizes education, behavioral health

Senate budget prioritizes education, behavioral health

  • March 29th, 2019

OLYMPIA – Senate Democrats today introduced a $52.2 billion state operating budget proposal to fund vital state services, including targeted support for the state’s behavioral health system, K-12 special education, higher education, and the environment.