Legislators introduce bipartisan plan for taking next steps on K-12 funding reforms

Members of the bipartisan work group convened by Gov.

Inslee proposes “modest, responsible” updates to state budget; calls for action to begin addressing statewide teacher shortage

Gov. Jay Inslee today proposed his 2016 supplemental budget that makes modest adjustments to the current 2015–17 budget. The adjustments primarily pay for caseload increases, emergency responses to wildfires and urgent mental health needs.

Legislature adjourns with a solid budget, action on key priorities

Olympia, Wash. Gov.

Statement from Inslee about status of legislative session

“Last night I was pleased to sign a new operating budget for the state that is forward-looking and fair.

Statement from Gov. Inslee on the passage of the 2015-17 operating budget

Governor Inslee, Legislative leaders announce operating budget agreement

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee and bipartisan legislative leaders said today that the proposed 2015–17 state operating budget they agreed to early Saturday is sustainable, responsible and makes important investments for Washingtonians in education and other important services.

Statement from governor and legislative leaders on budget agreement

Gov. Jay Inslee and bipartisan legislative leaders from the House and Senate released this statement today:

"Early this morning we reached an agreement in principle on a two-year state operating budget.

"This agreement ends the threat of a government shutdown on July 1.

Gov. Jay Inslee calls special legislative session for April 29, will call budget writers back early

Gov. Jay Inslee told legislative leaders today that he will call them into special session on Wednesday, April 29, to complete major work that will be left undone when the regular session ends this week.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on Senate proposed 2015-17 operating budget

“I commend the Senate on its hard work in releasing a proposed 2015–17 budget. With proposals from the House and Senate majorities, I urge budget leaders to come together as soon as possible to begin negotiating a final compromise.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on House proposed 2015-17 operating budget

“The House today released a solid budget proposal. While my staff is still reviewing the details, I am encouraged by its general framework.

Policy Brief: Carbon Pollution Accountability Act - Revenue Forecast

Gov. Jay Inslee highlights proposals to improve tax fairness for working families in Washington

Gov. Inslee meets with Paula Zambrano, a worker at a fruit company in Yakima.

YAKIMA, Wash. – A group of workers met with Gov. Jay Inslee here today to tell him about the challenges of living on minimum wage and their feeling that Washington’s economic recovery is leaving them behind.

Fact Sheet: Giving Working Families a Break

Inslee signs 2015 supplemental budget, lauds Legislature for early delivery

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed the 2015 supplemental operating budget to keep Washington’s budget balanced through the remainder of the 2013–15 biennium, which ends June 30.

Reinvesting in Washington - remarks on proposed 2015-17 budget

Inslee proposes sustainable, responsible, fair budget to "reinvest in Washington"

Gov. Jay Inslee declared today “it is time to reinvest in Washington” and proposed his 2015–17 budget that makes a bold commitment to education and protects important services hit hard by budget cuts during the recession.

Governor proposes hold-steady supplemental budget, big challenges loom next year

Governor Jay Inslee today proposed modest adjustments to the state’s 2013–15 operating budget, primarily to cover mandatory cost increases and meet key obligations.

Inslee set to release detailed legislative proposals on education, transportation, climate, budget

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee will unveil key elements of his 2015 legislative agenda and proposed 2015–17 budget in a series of events next week.

State of the State 2014: Governor Inslee calls on legislators to invest in education, finish work on transportation, and boost minimum wage

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on Senate budget proposal released today

“I want to thank Senate Ways and Means Chairman Andy Hill for the supplemental budget proposal he put forward today.

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