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12/14/2016 Inslee’s budget proposal fully funds K-12 education, launches overhaul of mental health system
Budget will follow expert recommendations for more psychiatric hospital staff and add significant community resources
12/13/2016 Gov. Inslee: Fully fund K-12 schools now
Governor releases plan to fully fund basic education, promote strategies to recruit great teachers and support struggling students
11/16/2016 State revenue forecast for current budget grows by $222 million
Revenue projection for next biennium increases by $132 million
10/19/2016 AmeriCorps celebrates 1 million members
Serve Washington will host hundreds of local AmeriCorps members to celebrate a major milestone for the national service program that started in 1994: surpassing 1 million AmeriCorps members.
09/21/2016 State revenue forecast for current budget grows by $336 million
Revenue projection for next biennium increases by $134 million
07/20/2016 Changes to HR.wa.gov

Between February and August 2016, we're making some changes to the HR.wa.gov website. Much of the content on the site will be moved to the websites of the three agencies that now carry out state HR services and policy functions.

HR.wa.gov will become a portal site to make sure you can still find the services and information you need. We'll also ensure that the links you currently use still get you to the right place.

Where will content move to?

This list will be updated as we complete the move for each section:

06/30/2016 Washington’s population grows at fastest pace since 2007
Washington’s population grew by an estimated 1.73 percent over the past year — the largest percentage increase since 2007.
06/29/2016 Gov. Inslee honors 22 state government managers for excellence in leadership

Gov. Jay Inslee today honored state agency managers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership. The 2016 Governor’s Award for Leadership in Management was presented to 22 recipients at an awards luncheon at the Executive Residence.

This year’s recipients were recognized for a wide range of accomplishments, including work to save taxpayer dollars, improve communications with local governments, small businesses and the public, and protect public health.

06/15/2016 State revenue forecast for current budget grows by $308 million
Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the current two-year state budget have increased by $308 million.
02/23/2016 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards accepting nominations
Serve Washington is accepting nominations for the 12th annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards, which recognize individuals, volunteer groups and families for their volunteer efforts.
02/17/2016 State lowers revenue forecast due to global, national slowdown
Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the current two-year state budget have declined by $78 million.