The final 2017-19 operating budget was passed and signed on Friday, narrowly averting a state government shutdown. Thanks to everyone who called, rallied, and met with lawmakers to call for a budget that invests in Washington. Here are some of the budget details:
Fully funds our 2017-2019 state employee contracts, including:
Some agency-specific program changes include:
You can see the whole budget, including agency-specific detail, here.