Office of External Affairs

December 19, 2018

Governor Inslee Releases Proposed 2019-21 Biennial Operating & Capital Budgets

External Affairs

Governor Jay Inslee released his proposed 2019-21 biennial operating and capital budgets last week. The proposal provides significant funding for student financial aid and the University of Washington, recognizing critical needs for foundational support, employee wage increases and student resources. The governor’s budgets also invest heavily in the state’s behavioral health system, including a partnership with UW’s health science schools to increase the workforce and expand care. Read more from State Relations.