budgets

Perdue’s USDA Reorganization; States Want Greater Role in ESA
**Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a long-awaited reorganization of the USDA, creating two new mission areas and elevating the stature of rural development agencies.
Perdue has expressed support for the creation of a new under-secretary position for trade at the department, and he made it official…
Washington Senate Passes School Levy Bill
OLYMPIA (AP) — The Senate has passed a measure delaying a deadline for a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect through local property tax levies, something school superintendents have said they need as they ready their budgets...
County Judges Have More Power Over Budget
The Yakima County Commissioners approved an agreement Tuesday, establishing new court protocols with the county's judges. .
For months now, Court Consultants and County Commissioners have been discussing ways to improve their working relationship so they can avoid the problems that are currently…