Last week, Ways and Means Co-Chairs released their balanced budget proposal. This plan sets out a multi-biennial vision, and lays out the policy framework for this session’s work on the 2019-21 biennium budget. Co-chairs Senators Johnson and Steiner Hayward, and Rep. Rayfield have also set the course for their Subcommittee Chairs. Except for the State School Fund (K-12), all Subcommittee Chairs must reduce budgets below current service levels. Check out this link to find out more about the challenge that Subcommittee Chairs have taken on. For budget wonks, there’s a lot of information here!

Contributed by: Megan Chuinard | Public Affairs Associate