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Gov. Inslee signs 2019–21 budgets

Gov. Inslee signed the 2019–21 operating, capital and transportation budgets on May 21, 2019. For more information on what's in the budgets, see this Governor's Office story:

For text of the budgets as passed the Legislature, along with partial veto letters, see our website:

2019–21 enacted budgets

2021 supplemental budgets

State revenue projection for 2019–21 increased by $554 million

Revenue forecast for 2017–19 budget increased by $307 million

OLYMPIA – Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the 2019–21 state budget have increased by nearly $554 million, according to estimates released March 20 by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

“Despite fairly small changes to the economic forecast, stronger-than-expected taxable activity has resulted in moderate increases to forecasted revenue,” said Steve Lerch, forecast council executive director.

IT systems information moves from WaTech to OFM

Web pages related to enterprise IT systems have moved from the WaTech website to the OFM website:

These web pages include instructions, reference materials, links to training and other information related to systems that are used by multiple state agencies. These include accounting systems, budget and legislative systems, reporting systems and the Employee Self-Service (ESS) system for earnings statements and leave requests.

Investing in Washington’s continuing success – Inslee releases biennial budget

Gov. Jay Inslee released his 2019–21 biennial budget today that makes significant investments in clean energy, behavioral health, orca recovery, education, statewide broadband and other crucial budget investments.

“Washington is the only state that consistently ranks as a top state for business and ranks as the top state for workers. But we know that prosperity is not shared equally and we must make investments to grow our economy, protect the most vulnerable and ensure that everyone has access to opportunity,” Inslee said.