Tharinger: Capital budget invests in schools, rural broadband and mental health

OLYMPIA—The chair of the House Capital Budget Committee released changes (House Bill 2395) to the two-year construction budget that would invest more in public school construction, access to broadband internet in rural areas and mental health facilities. “These projects will... READ MORE

House Democratic budget includes $1 billion in property tax relief; funding increases for public schools, mental health services, financial aid.

OLYMPIA – House Democrats unveiled their supplemental two-year operating budget proposal today, which would increase funding for public schools, mental health services, college financial aid and provide $1 billion in property tax relief for families across Washington state. As a... READ MORE

House budget proposal includes major wins for higher education

OLYMPIA – The state funding backlog for a program providing college financial aid to students from families with low incomes is on track to be fully eliminated under the budget released by House Democrats today. The proposal, which adds $25... READ MORE

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Clibborn: House Transportation budget invests in future

OLYMPIA—Under the proposed House Transportation budget (House Bill 2469), the Alaska Way Viaduct Tunnel could be open as early as fall of 2018, there’d be funding for a new class of state troopers and tolls on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge... READ MORE

MEDIA ADVISORY: 34th District representatives holding telephone town hall tomorrow

Who: The state representatives from the 34th Legislative District, Rep. Eileen Cody and Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon What: Telephone town hall meeting When: 6:00 – 7:00 PM on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Where: Calls will go out to thousands of homes throughout the 34th... READ MORE

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