OLYMPIA — Washington State Senate budget leaders unveiled a $71.7 billion supplemental operating budget plan Monday that increases support for behavioral health and public schools. The budget adds roughly $1.9 billion in new spending to the two-year budget passed by lawmakers in April 2023. “Many hours and conversations went into shaping our supplemental budget proposal, and I’m very proud of the result,” said Sen. June Robinson (D-Everett), chair of the Senate Ways & Means Committee. “It continues to showcase our values and priorities by making smart, targeted investments that give our neighbors and children the support and resources they need to thrive in Washington state.” The proposal includes over $242 million in new spending for K-12 schools, ...Read More
Sen. June Robinson represents Washington state’s 38th Legislative District, which includes Everett, Marysville, and the Tulalip Reservation. She serves as chair of the Senate Ways & Means Committee and is a member of the Health & Long Term Care Committee. She served in the House of Representatives from 2013 until May 2020, when she was appointed to the Senate.
Read Sen. Robinson’s full biography here.