capital budget

Washington lawmakers continue overtime

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington lawmakers will continue their overtime work after efforts to reach agreement on a capital budget ended in acrimony in the Senate overnight.

Senate Passes construction budget

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state senators passed a two-year construction budget that puts more money toward updating schools, mental health facilities and state water services.Senators unanimously approved the capital budget Thursday on a bipartisan vote. Approximately $1.1 billion of the money is expected to go toward constructing, renovating and modernizing K-12 education facilities including small, rural school districts, skill centers and K-3 class-size reduction.