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Initial state funds distributed for COVID-19 outbreak response

Funds totaling $75 million have been distributed to state agencies and institutions to use to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak crisis. This is part of a total $200 million in funds budgeted by the Legislature in Engrossed House Bill 2965. The current allocations are:

State revenue projection for 2019–21 increased by $606 million

OLYMPIA – Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the 2019–21 state budget have increased by $606 million, according to estimates released today by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

“There has been a slight improvement in revenues above our anticipated level this quarter,” said Steve Lerch, forecast council executive director. “But nothing that suggests fundamental changes to our previous forecast.”

Highlights of Gov Inslee's proposed 2020 budget

Read about the decisions behind Gov. Inslee's budget proposal, highlighting major areas of change.

State revenue projection for 2019–21 increased by $299 million

Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the 2019–21 state budget have increased by nearly $299 million, according to estimates released today by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

“The Washington economic and revenue outlook remains positive without significant changes since our previous forecast,” said Steve Lerch, forecast council executive director. “This update reflects these modest changes.”

Agency budget officers forum series

Agency budget officers forum materials from October 23, 2019

Appropriations bills - 2020 supplemental budgets

The appropriations bills proposed by Governor Inslee for the 2020 supplemental and any documents referenced in the supplemental appropriations bills are included on this page.

Gov. Inslee's proposed 2020 supplemental budget

Last spring, Gov. Jay Inslee and the Legislature approved two-year state budgets that fund major reforms and expansions in behavioral health, education, affordable housing, orca recovery and climate action. Gov. Inslee is now proposing modest adjustments to those spending plans while calling for new investments in several strategic initiatives, including bold actions to address the state’s homelessness crisis, add early learning opportunities and strengthen the state’s efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.

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