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Inslee to sign hefty $59 billion biennium state budget

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As the end of the mostly virtual legislative session drew near April 25, lawmakers passed a hefty $59 billion biennium budget for 2021-23, an 8.3% increase to last period, that will funnel millions into childcare, public health, rental assistance and addressing the economic impact of a yearlong global pandemic.  The budget includes a controversial capital […]

Senate Democrat spending plan increases state spending by 12%

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By Sydney Brown  |  Washington State Journal It includes capital gains tax Republicans critical of tax increases Olympia, Wash., March 26, 2021 – Funding for health care, education and efforts to curb houselessness are promised in a $59.2 billion state budget proposal from the Washington Senate Democrats unveiled March 25.  Budget details from the House […]

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