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The Senate Ways and Means Committee considers the operating and capital budget bills and related legislation, including the authorization of state debt. The committee also deals with tax policy and other fiscal issues such as pension policy and compensation in addition to bills with operating budget fiscal impacts.
Senate Ways and Means Committee staff are part of Senate Committee Services, the organization which provides nonpartisan staff services for all standing committees of the Washington State Senate.
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Ways & Means Budget Universe and Guides
Washington State Budget Universe
2019-2020 Citizen's Guide to the Budget
A resource for citizens, members of the Senate, their staff, and other interested persons to provide a clear and simple overview of the state budget and state revenues.
2020 Citizen's Guide to K-12 Finance
A resource for citizens, members of the Senate, their staff, and other interested persons to provide a straightforward overview of K-12 Finance.
2020 Citizen's Guide to Washington's Tax Structure
A resource for citizens, members of the Senate, their staff, and other interested persons to provide a clear and simple overview of Washington State tax structure.
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