2018 Legislative Session – Week Eight

Supplemental Operating Budgets Released House Democrats released their 2018 supplemental budget proposal Tuesday- it does not fund early teacher salaries and would cut property taxes in 2019 and 2020 using the money from the increase in the revenue forecast. The...

Special Session Update

The legislature is scheduled to finish its third special session on Thursday, July 21.  There is still no resolution on the 2017-19 Capital Budget. The Seattle Times published a detailed story on the Capital Budget dispute. WSSDA Summary Document Links Impact Summary...

Special Session Continues

The second special session is scheduled to end this Wednesday, June 21. A third session will likely be called as soon as the second adjourns because there is not yet an operating budget or an education funding plan. Negotiators continue to meet several times a week...