Stories tagged: budget
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
In the past fiscal year, the State Patrol’s Executive Protection Unit overshot its $2.6 million budget allotment by $400,000, with overtime and travel accounting for 62 percent of the higher-than-budgeted …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
The Spokane County Board of Commissioners is holding the second of three community roundtable meetings on Oct. 9 to gather public input for the 2019 Spokane County budget. The meeting …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
President Trump signed spending bills Friday that include a budget increase for the Hanford nuclear reservation.
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s budget proposal for 2019 and 2020, unveiled Monday, would boost the city’s overall spending by about $300 million next year.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
A final spending bill for next year puts the Hanford nuclear reservation budget at $2.4 billion, well above the amount proposed by the Trump administration.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
The Spokane County commissioners will host a series of community meetings to inform the public and gather input as they craft the county’s budget for 2019.
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Idahoans may see smaller refunds when filing their 2018 taxes next year because of major changes tied to the new tax law, Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s budget office warned on …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
With new raises in employee contract, Spokane School Board agrees to spend more than it earns this school year
The budget approved by the Spokane School Board on Wednesday hints at wage increases in employee contract.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane Valley’s budget goals for 2019 remain similar to last year: funding for road preservation and public safety, as well as infrastructure and park improvements. At a projected $70.7 million, …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, noon
In assembling the following five ideas for budget U.S. vacation spots, we stuck to places we’d actually want to go, with mid-to-high-quality lodging for about $175 or less per night …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
WDFW commission approves 5 percent hunter, angler fee increase request but brunt of budget request placed on state general fund
Hunters and anglers could see a 5 percent fee increase according to a newly approved Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife budget request.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Washington State athletics seeking financial stability, fundraising growth under first-year AD Pat Chun
Some might say these are precarious times for an AD in Pullman. On one hand, Chun has a desire to finish the job his predecessor Bill Moos started. On the …
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission met yesterday in Olympia to discuss long-term funding options and a potential fee increase aimed at
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5 a.m.
Lynn Hickey working to both chip away Eastern Washington athletic department’s debt and elevate its status
In USA Today’s annual fiscal report of NCAA Division I schools published last month, EWU ranked ranked 175th out of 230 for the 2016-2017 year. The department had $14,797,340 in …
Fri., July 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
With shortfall looming, WDFW budget proposal increases user fees, but brunt of funding falls on state general fund
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife hopes to balance its budget using a combination of state general-fund money and increased hunter and angler fees.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has scheduled a public webinar Monday to discuses funding challenges, according to a WDFW news release.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 6 a.m.
Before last year’s big tax cuts, the economy was improving nicely. After the tax cuts, the economy is doing the same – for now, anyway. What’s different is the $1.9 …
Tue., June 26, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
The Senate on Monday approved a $145 billion spending bill to fund the Energy Department and veterans’ programs for the next budget year.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools officials are looking ahead to next week, next year and the next decade as they assemble a $436 million budget for next year.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
The Washington State University regents unanimously approved a plan to balance the school’s athletics department budget.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
In the world of NCAA sports, Washington State is to fiscal gymnastics what Alabama is to football. If only they handed out national championships for that sort of thing.
Sun., May 27, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
Thousands of Kentucky teachers filled the streets near the state Capitol in Frankfort on a cold, overcast Monday to rally for education funding.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
Budget bills, other changes to state education policies and programs may satisfy Supreme Court order on providing adequate money for public schools.
Sat., March 24, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
A federal heating aid program for low-income residents has survived another attempt by President Donald Trump to kill it.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late obstacles skirted close to another shutdown as …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
Congressional leaders finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant “Dreamers,” deprives President Donald Trump some of his …
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 11:56 a.m.
The City Council president said a limit on earnings at four times the median household income of the city was reasonable and would address citizen concerns about the city’s increased …
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Capitol Hill Democrats have rejected a White House bid to extend protections for so-called Dreamer immigrants in exchange for $25 billion in funding for President Donald Trump’s long-sought border wall …
Fri., March 9, 2018
Legislature passes $1.2 billion supplemental budget with extra money for public school salaries, a property tax cut in 2019 and no new taxes.