May 19, 2015

Sen. Warnick’s E-newsletter – May 19, 2015

Update from Olympia – May 19, 2015 Greetings Friends and Neighbors, The special session is scheduled to conclude on May 28. Budget negotiators have been working to bridge gaps in the respective proposals for the state’s two-year operating budget. The governor released his budget in December which called for increased...
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May 08, 2015

Growing industry gets boost from Warnick legislation

Gov. Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5603 during a formal ceremony Thursday. The new law, sponsored by Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, was introduced to meet the increasing popularity and demand for cottage foods such as baked goods, jams and fruit preserves. It increases the maximum amount of annual gross...
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May 06, 2015

Sen. Judy Warnick’s E-newsletter – May 6, 2015

Update from Olympia – May 6, 2015 Greetings Friends and Neighbors, The Legislature adjourned the 2015 regular session on Friday, April 24, two days before completing the 105 days for which it was scheduled. Because House Democrats continue to delay negotiation on a complete budget, we have now entered a...
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April 23, 2015

K-12 Biennial Budget Increases

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April 08, 2015

Senate capital budget good for schools, jobs and community says Warnick

The state Senate released a bipartisan capital-budget proposal today for 2015-17 which builds over 2,100 classrooms, devotes $60 million to local-government infrastructure projects statewide and maintains and preserves parks and trails. The $3.9 billion plan would fund the construction and maintenance of capital assets across Washington – such as schools...
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April 07, 2015

Sen. Warnick’s E-newsletter – April 7, 2015

April 7, 2015 Greetings Friends and Neighbors, On Friday the House of Representatives released their budget proposal. Unsurprisingly it increases state spending beyond our current resources and increases taxes by over $1 billion in this budget cycle alone and almost $2.5 billion in the next budget cycle. The Senate is...
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April 07, 2015

Warnick supports Senate’s no new tax budget, looks for improvements

The Senate Majority Coalition’s budget proposal was approved Monday afternoon after vigorous debate before the weekend where lawmakers worked around the clock. The budget makes education the top priority and delivers tax relief and college affordability to families across Washington without raising taxes. “This budget proposal prioritizes education spending after...
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April 01, 2015

Sen. Warnick’s Video Update – April 1, 2015

Please take a moment to watch my latest video update. I discuss the 2015 legislative thus far, the recent House budget proposal and legislation still making its way through the process.
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March 31, 2015

Warnick says Senate budget proposal is best path forward for state

Sen. Judy Warnick said the Senate Majority Coalition’s budget proposal is the best path forward for Washington State. The budget makes education the top priority and delivers tax relief and college affordability to families across Washington without raising taxes. Senate budget leaders released their 2015-17 state operating budget proposal today...
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