Washington Legislative Week in Review: Solving a $1.3 Billion Budget Shortfall

After last week’s key deadline for bills to be approved in their houses of origin, the Washington State Legislature turns its attention to the state budget. Numbers released Thursday show the projected budget deficit has grown by $300 million.

Mass Demonstrations Greet Lawmakers on Opening Day of Washington Special Session

Nearly 4,000 demonstrators occupied the state capital building in Olympia, Wash. on Monday, as state lawmakers worked to close a $1.4 billion budget shortfall.