Budget Priorities

Rossi: Inslee stabs Washington workers in the back with jobs-bill veto Governor quashes hope for manufacturing sector, breaks budget deal and opens Boeing up to international sanctions with a single stroke of his pen Gov. Jay Inslee today turned his back on Washington manufacturers and Washingtonians looking for work in the struggling manufacturing sector, vetoing a job-promoting, tax-fairness measure that received... Read More...
Rossi scores major victory for small business in new budget 45th District lawmaker: ‘I couldn’t get a single vote for the largest tax package in state history, but we won broad bipartisan support for a manufacturing B&O tax cut’ Two months ago Sammamish Republican Sen. Dino Rossi helped to reboot the Legislature’s budget debate by proving that not a single... Read More...
Q13: Senate GOP releases state budget POSTED 10:23 AM, MARCH 21, 2017, BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPDATED AT 07:20PM, MARCH 21, 2017 OLYMPIA, Wash. — Senate Republicans on Tuesday released a $43 billion two-year budget that puts an additional $1.8 billion toward education, paid for, in part, by a statewide property tax that ultimately would replace local district levies. The... Read More...
Rossi: Senate budget puts education, protecting the vulnerable first Deputy budget-writer calls Senate proposal proof you can be ‘both fiscally responsible and have a social conscience” Sen. Dino Rossi, a vice chair of the Senate’s budget-writing Ways and Means Committee, said the 2017-19 operating budget proposed today by the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus would prioritize education and protect the... Read More...