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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.
(Please note: This general description should not be considered the definitive listing of issues considered by this committee.)
Copies of draft bills, proposed substitute bills, or striking amendments, scheduled for public hearings:
Draft Bill|| S-0544.4|
|Providing for storm water, flood control, and water supply infrastructure in the state.
Committee Meeting Documents/Electronic Bill Book (EBB)
Recent Reports and Publications
Archived Reports and Publications
Ways & Means Budget Guides
2014 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.
2014 Legislative Guide to Washington State Property Taxes
A resource for citizens, members of the Senate, their staff, and other interested persons to provide a clear and simple overview of property taxes.
2014 Citizen's Guide to K-12 Finance
A resource for citizens, members of the Senate, their staff, and other interested persons to provide a clear and simple overview of K-12 Finance.
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