operating budget

Legislative Leaders Say They Are Closing in on Budget Deal
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — With the deadline to avoid a potential government shutdown looming later this week, legislative leaders say that while they are close, they've not yet reached final agreement on a new two-year state operating budget.
The Democratic-controlled House and Republican-led Senate have…
CWU Escapes Operating Budget Cuts
For the first time since 2009, the state legislative session concluded without cutting Central Washington University’s operating budget. Early Wednesday, April 11, state lawmakers approved a supplemental operating budget (HB 2127) for the 2011-13 biennium...
West Valley School Administors Looking For Answers
The failure of the West Valley levy in Tuesday's election has West Valley School administrators searching for answers. Assistant Superintendent Peter Finch says the district already dealt with nearly $5 million in cuts in the last four years...