The 2015-17 operating budget passes in the Washington State Senate. (TRT: 1:13) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD.
On Monday, the Senate passed a $38.2 billion dollar biennial budget that makes much-needed investments in education, restores recession-era cuts to the safety net, and makes higher education more affordable. Sen. Jim Hargrove of Hoquiam, the lead Democratic budget negotiator, has been working to find a solution that addresses the needs of Washingtonians.
Sen. Jim Hargrove, D- […]
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee proposed a compromise budget framework that could help create a budget deal and avoid a state government shutdown. (TRT: 38) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
OLYMPIA – A group of bipartisan lawmakers on Thursday introduced Senate Bill 6130, a bill that establishes a framework to address the state’s need to reduce its reliance on local school levies to pay for basic education. (TRT: 66) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
Democratic lawmakers announce an alternative plan for reducing carbon emissions and reinvesting in Washingtonians. (TRT: 60) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
OLYMPIA – Sen. Jamie Pedersen, D-Seattle, sponsored Senate Resolution 8669 on Friday to recognize thousands of Washington state students who are raising awareness of anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools on the National Day of Silence. (TRT: 53) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
The Gift of Life Award will now be available to all organ or tissue donors who wish to be recognized. (TRT: 60) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
On Wednesday, Senate Democrats announced their plan to phase-in and fully fund K-12 education in Washington state. (TRT: 59) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
Day in review: All three stories featured in the Tuesday, April 14 day in review: (TRT: 1:30) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
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