Budget Matters 2013

Thanks to our staff, board, and supporters for making Budget Matters 2013 a great success. More than 300 people -- advocates, legislators, students, and community partners joined us for an amazing day.

Thanks to TVW, we have video clips of each plenary speaker. 

Heather McGhee

Click here for Heather McGhee's remarks in the morning.  

Click here for Jared Bernstein at lunch.

Click here for Governor Inslee closing the day



Our new video has highlights from the day.

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For more photos from the day, click here.

Here are the PowerPoint presentations from the break-out panels.

                - Spencer Olson, Washington State Progressive Narrative

                - Maria Speiser, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

                - Anika Fassia and Patrick Bresette, Public Works

 

Thank you to our sponsors! We couldn't do this without your support.

 

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  PLG    WFA

FP    AARP

Washington State Nurses Association

Urban Press

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HIGHLIGHTS

Watch Our Budget Beat Webinars

We host regular Budget Beat webinars throughout legislative session to bring you updates and breaking news from Olympia and timely policy analysis. Visit our YouTube channel to watch our previous Budget Beats. 

Testimonies in Olympia

To advance our legislative priorities, the Budget & Policy Center team is in the state capitol throughout session testifying on a wide range of bills. Watch our recent testimonies on TVW:
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View Our School Funding Plenary 

Roxana_BMC_plenary_2016View the Budget Matters 2016 conference plenary, "What's at Stake in the 2017-2019 Budget: Funding McCleary and Beyond." Moderated by Ann Dornfeld of KUOW, the plenary features Nathan Gibbs-Bowling, the 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year; Lew Moore of the Washington Research Council; Roxana Norouzi of OneAmerica; and Sen. Christine Rolfes. The plenary starts after an intro by Executive Director Misha Werschkul and an intro video by Gov. Inslee.