Statement from governor and legislative leaders on budget agreement

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Gov. Jay Inslee and bipartisan legislative leaders from the House and Senate released this statement today:

"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."

Media Contacts

David Postman
Governor Inslee’s Communications Office