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Highlights of Gov. Inslee's proposed 2022 budget

Washington’s COVID-19 health crisis will soon enter its third year, and the pandemic continues to strain our schools, health care systems and some sectors of our economy. Overall, however, our economy has held up well and state revenue collections have grown steadily. Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing adjustments to the current two-year budget to help ensure we emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever.

Budget highlights

All budget & policy highlights [7MB]
Overview
Economic and revenue outlook
Balance sheet and timeline
Homelessness
Poverty
Human services - operating and capital
Education - operating and capital
Climate
Salmon
Natural resources - operating and capital
General government - operating and capital
Transportation
Employee compensation
Budget summary table - operating

Budget charts and graphics

Chart showing the annual percentage change of real per-capita state revenue. The chart shows negative amounts 2008-2010, the positive amounts mostly since then. Change peaks in 2021, with 10%.
Annual percentage change of real per-capita state revenue
Chart shows two bars, representing greenhouse gas emissions in Washington. The left bar shows 99.6 million metric tons of emissions in 2018. The right bar shows emissions reductions required (43.5MMT already enacted, 56.1MMT required by 2050)
Required emissions reductions to reach net zero by 2050
Chart showing 3 lines of salmon harvest - Chinook, Coho, Chum. Chum has risen slithly since the  1970, while Coho has declined dramatically, and Chinook has declined by half
Salmon harvest trends
Map of Washington showing varying levels of poverty by county. Higher levels of poverty in parts of Eastern Washington, with the lowest levels in King and Snohomish Counties
Levels of poverty by county
Bar chart showing the disproportionate distribution of poverty in Washington. While white populations account for the largest number of individuals, proportionately, poverty is experienced at much higher rates in historically excluded communities.
Poverty - racial and ethnic disparities
Chart showing 3 bars. First bar shows 4609 existing permanent supportive housing units. Second bar shows 7309 units under the current enacted capital budget. THird bar shows the total of units rising to 9895 under gov's 2022 supplemental budget proposal
Permanent supportive housing

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