The Legislature in 2023 will debate and then vote on the state budget for the next two years. Topics of consideration include state employee salaries, state agency operations, public schools, housing and homelessness.

While the budget will eventually be considered in bills, in the meantime, read these Crosscut stories:

Inslee's proposed $70B WA state budget focuses on housing

Q&A: Washington Governor Jay Inslee talks housing, guns, climate

Why you should pay attention to the 2023 Washington Legislature

WA's $70B budget proposals boost state worker raises, special ed

With WA capital gains case settled, what's next for tax reform?

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