Lawmakers reach budget agreement, prevent government shutdown
Jun 27, 2015, 6:44 AM | Updated: 6:58 am
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Washington state lawmakers reached a budget agreement early Saturday morning.
Governor Jay Inslee released the following statement:
“Early this morning we reached an agreement in principle on a two-year state operating budget.
“This agreement ends the threat of a government shutdown on July 1.
“We met in the governor’s office for several hours last night before reaching the agreement. We will reconvene later this morning to finalize details of the two-year spending plan. More information will be available later today.”