Capital Budget

Legislature passes capital budget that provides strong broadband funding The Senate yesterday voted 49-0 to approve a compromise two-year state capital budget. The $6.3 billion spending plan provides a record $413 million toward the expansion of broadband access in Washington. The House of Representatives voted 98-0 today to pass the capital budget, House Bill 1080. Sen. Mark Schoesler, who... Read More...
Schoesler backs Senate capital budget, lauds support for broadband access The Senate today gave unanimous approval to its two-year capital budget, which includes $490 million toward expanding broadband access across Washington. Sen. Mark Schoesler said the emphasis on broadband needs is especially important for rural parts of the state. “Insufficient broadband is a problem in 9th District communities and other... Read More...
Schoesler applauds Legislature’s passage of supplemental capital budget Sen. Mark Schoesler is pleased with the Legislature’s unanimous passage of a compromise state supplemental capital budget that funds several projects in the 9th Legislative District. The capital budget funds the construction and maintenance of state buildings, public schools, higher education facilities, public land, parks and other assets throughout Washington.... Read More...