Senate Ways & Means Committee

311 J.A. Cherberg Bldg., P.O. Box 40466, Olympia, WA 98504-0466
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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.)

Committee Meeting Documents/Electronic Bill Book (EBB)

​Highlights

2016 Operating Budget Briefing Book

Overview of Governor Inslee's 2016 Supplemental Operating and Capital Budget Proposals

Governor's Proposed 2016 Supplemental Operating Budget

Governor's Proposed 2016 Supplemental Capital Budget


 

Publications

   Recent Reports and Publications

   Archived Reports and Publications

Ways & Means Budget Guides

2016 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.

2016 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. 

2016 Citizen's Guide to Washington State 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.                                                                                                            

2015 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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