Lawmakers Need Firm Water-Well Deal

July 26, 2017

The Spokesman-Review on the Capital Budget impasse.

Excerpt: “The Senate Majority Coalition has decided to draw a line in the sand, saying it won’t vote on the capital construction budget unless lawmakers agree to a Hirst fix.

Among the projects hanging in the balance: Public school construction to help accommodate smaller class sizes, $1.4 billion; Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program projects, $80 million; a science center at Eastern Washington University, $60 million; Spokane Community College Main Building renovation, $25 million; Eastern State Hospital improvements, $6.9 million.”

Read the full story in the Spokesman-Review.