Senate Ways & Means Committee
Archived Committee Presentations

2014 Committee Presentations

Budget Overview - Fall 2013 (November 22, 2013)
Capital Budget Overview (November 22, 2013)
10 Year History of Capital Budget Appropriations (January 19, 2014)
K-12 Capital Overview (January 16, 2014)

Land Acquisition (January 21, 2014)

High Technology Research and Development (January 22, 2014)

State parks and Recreation Commission (January 23, 2014)

Public Mental Health Assistance Budget Work Session (January 23, 2014)

Health Benefit Exchange (January 29, 2014) 
Public Works Construction (January 30, 2014)

2013 Committee Presentations

Budget Update - Fall 2012 (November 20, 2012)
The Ways and Means - Budget Overview (January 16, 2013)
Capital Budget Overview (January 16, 2013)
Higher Education Budget Overview (January 21, 2013)
GET - Ways and Means Committee Presentation (January 21, 2013)
K-12 Budget Overview (January 22, 2013)
Low Income Medical Assistance - Budget Work Session (January 23, 2013)
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Working Connections Child Care (WCCC), and WorkFirst (January 24, 2013)
Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) and Housing Essential Needs (HEN) (January 24, 2013)
Overview of Compensation Budgets (January 28, 2013)
Long Term Care and Developmental Disabilities program (January 23, 2013)
Compensation (January 28, 2013)


2011 Committee Presentations

Budget Update - Fall 2011 (October 10, 2011)
K-12 Budget Recap (September 12, 2011)
Nursing Home Rate Analysis (February 3, 2011)
Disability Lifeline - Cash Assistance (January 31, 2011)
Disability Lifeline - Medical Assistance (January 31, 2011)
Washington's State-Funded Mental Health Services (January 31, 2011)
TANF Box Defecit Overview (January 26, 2011)
Washington's State-Funded Medical Programs for Low-Income People (January 24, 2011)
Aging & Disability Services Administration - Governor's Proposed Budget (January 19, 2011)
Higher Education - Governor's Proposed Budget (January 18, 2011)
K-12 Public Schools - Governor's Proposed Budget (January 17, 2011)
Overview of the Governor's Capital Budget Proposal (January 1, 2011)
Overview of the Governor's Operating Budget Proposal (January 10, 2011)
Operating Budget Outlook: 2011 Session Preview (December 6, 2010)
Capital Budget Outlook: 2011 Session Preview (December 6, 2010)


2009 Committee Presentations

Overview of the Budget Impact of the Federal Stimulus Act
Capital Budget Overview
Higher Education Budget Overview
General Assistance - Unemployable and Related Programs

Pension Funding Overview
Overview of the 2009-11 Budget Problem
2009-2011 Budget Outlook Presentation

Limitations on State Debt and Revenue Legislation
Staff Presentations to Policy Committees on the Governor's Proposed Budget:
Overview of Governor Gregoire's Proposed Capital Budget
Low-Income Health Care Overview
Employee Health Benefits Overview

Fiscal Overview to Senate Environment, Water and Energy Committee
DSHS Aging & Disability Services Overview
Higher Education Operating Budget Overview        
Department of Health Overview


2008 Committee Presentations

2009-2011 Budget Outlook
Limitations on State Debt and Revenue Legislation
Property Tax in Washington
Tax Legislation Update
Context & Summary for Senate Bill 6567
Update on K-12 Budget Issues
Initiative 960
Balance Sheet Update

2007 Committee Presentations

Budget Outlook  
Tribal Property Tax
Compensation Items in Governor Gregoire's Proposed Budget
Developmental Disabilities Services and Legislative Priorities  
Early Learning in Washington
Health Care Budget Issues
Higher Education Budget Issues
K-12 Budget Issues
State Funding for Local Infrastructure
Property Tax Background 

2006 Committee Presentations

Budget Situation  

2006 Fiscal Issues 
The Capital Budget: The Basics to Big Issues
The TANF Shortfall and Re-examining WorkFirst
2007-09 Budget Preview 
Property Valuation Increases 
Senior/Disabled Tax Relief 

2005 Committee Presentations

Budget Outlook
Financial Health of Local Government
Putting Prison Capacity in Context
Employee Compensation & Collective Bargaining
Pension Funding
Overview of Economic Services Programs & Budget Issues
State-Funded Medical Assistance for Low-Income People
Overview of K-12 Budget Issues
Higher Education Budget Overview
Overview of Mental Health Services & Issues
Mental Health Hospital & Residential Care Issues

2004 Committee Presentations

Overview of Governor Locke's Supplemental Operating and Capital Budget Proposals
2004 Budget Preview and Six Year Fiscal Outlook
Low Income Medical Assistance
General Assistance
Department of Corrections
Meeting Demand for Access to Higher Education

2003 Committee Presentations

A Look at the 2003-05 Budget Problem
2003-05 Budget and Revenue Preview
2003-05 Capital Budget Preview
Governor Locke's 2003-05 Budget Overview
Contracting Out
Sentencing and Supervision Population & Spending
Home Care Worker Collective Bargaining Agreement
The Future of RHC's
Overview of the Health Services Account Deficit
Medical Assistance and the BHP
Services Covered by Medical Assistance and the BHP
State Supported Colleges & Universities
Financing Higher Education Capital
K-12 Budget & Compensation Overview

2002 Committee Presentations

Overview of Governor Locke's Proposed Supplemental Budget
2002 Budget Outlook
Budget 101 - 2nd Edition
Washington's Tax Structure Today
Overview of the Manufacturing & Equipment Exemption
Fiscal Impact of State Tort Liability
Capital Budget & Debt Limit Discussions
Medical Costs & the 2002 Supplemental Budget
Overview of State Sentencing Trends

2001 Committee Presentations

K-12 Capital Summary
How Does the State Pay School Districts?
K-12 Compensation Issues
Children's Services Budget
Criminal Justice Budget Issues
State Hospital Ward Closures
Medical Costs and the State Budget
Local Government Finances
Capital Work Session
Salmon Recovery
State & Higher Ed Employees
Preview of the 2001-03 Biennial Fiscal Situation
Overview of Governor Locke's Budget Proposal 
Tax Structure Today
Budget 101 (part 1)
Budget 101 (part 2)
Eastern and Western Washington Comparisons