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House Budget Freezes Tuition, Invests in Financial Aid to Help Families Afford College

OLYMPIA – The “Families First” budget proposed yesterday by House Democrats in Olympia includes two big pieces of good news for families trying to afford college: a tuition freeze and a major financial aid investment. “We want everyone in this… READ MORE

House transportation budget would help get Washington moving

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OLYMPIA—Washington State’s transportation network would receive $8.7 billion in funding under the proposed budget released by the House of Representatives. “Every family and business in our state relies on our highways, ferries, trains and buses,” said Rep. Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer… READ MORE

House Democrats release “Families First” state operating budget

OLYMPIA – House Democrats unveiled their proposed 2017-19 operating budget on Monday – a budget that will add $7.1 billion in additional K-12 investments over the next four years and will bring the state in full compliance on fully funding basic education…. READ MORE

State Democrats: GOP’s failure to repeal/replace ACA offers hope for many Washingtonians

OLYMPIA — The inability of congressional Republicans to pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is good news for Washingtonians, Democratic state lawmakers said today. The scheduled vote on the federal legislation stalled for a… READ MORE

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House Democrats unveil Families First budget

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by Washington House Democrats

Families first. That’s the driving principle behind the House Democratic proposed operating budget. People across the state have asked us how we can improve education, make college affordable, create thriving communities, and keep and improve access to quality health care.... READ MORE

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