This post has been updated with the letter that WSAC sent to the House of Representatives on March 29, 2017, regarding the budget and reiterating the main points made during Josh Weiss’s testimony at the House Appropriations Committee hearing on March 27, 2017. Olympia – Today the House Democrats released their proposed spending plan for the 2017-2019 biennium. WSAC staff is
WSAC Staff has put together and in-depth analysis of the House Budget that was released last week by the Washington State Legislature. Download the full report by click on the photo below or by following this link.
WSAC Staff has put together and in-depth analysis of the Senate Budget that was released last week. You can download the full report by click on the photo below. Or, follow this link to the report.
Olympia (March 23, 2017) – As WSAC staff have had more time to analyze the Senate budget proposal that was released and heard on Tuesday, more and more problems have come to light. While we were initially relieved to see that traditionally shared revenue sources were not impacted, the Senate is able to raise new revenue for the state by tapping into