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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.

Capital gains tax Q&A (2019-21 proposal)

This information relates to a capital gains tax as proposed in 2018. To see what Gov. Inslee proposed in his 2021-23 budget, see Gov. Inslee's 21-23 capital gains tax proposal Q&A.

Prepared by the Department of Revenue

2019-21 transportation plan

Six-year transportation plans

This represents the account balances included in the Governor’s proposed transportation budget

Budget bills (2019-21)

The budget bills proposed by Governor Inslee for the 2019 supplemental and the 2019-21 biennium are included on this page.

10-year capital plan and expenditures

The following section presents three tables that describe the 2019-29 capital plan. The first table, the 10-year capital plan project listing, displays the recommended capital plan for each agency by project and fund source. Table 2 displays the 2019-21 capital program by source of funds, and Table 3 displays the 2019-29 10-year plan by appropriation type.

Assumptions used in the development of the 10-year plan include the following:

2019-29 capital plan

Governor Inslee’s proposed capital budget appropriates nearly $5 billion (all funds) for state construction projects, grant and loan programs for local governments, and to build and improve K-12 schools and facilities for higher education. An average of 14,000 jobs per year will be created or sustained by the work funded in the capital budget.

Gov. Inslee's proposed 2019-21 budgets

Budget and policy highlights

Decisions behind the governor's budget proposal, highlighting major areas of change.

Interactive budget visualization

Drill down into the budget in this interactive chart to find descriptions of every change proposed in the governor’s budget.