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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Our Seattle Policy Summit

You can watch our Budget Matters 2017 Seattle Policy Summit, which took place on December 6, online. The first part of the day (watch here) featured Washington State Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib and Race Forward President Glenn Harris. The second part of the day (watch here) featured Budget & Policy Center Senior Policy Analyst Jennifer Tran, and a panel of local leaders moderated by Michael Brown of the Seattle Foundation. 

Our Policy Priorities

Washington state should be a place where all our residents have strong communities, great schools, and the chance for a bright future. Our 2017-2019 Legislative Agenda outlines the priorities we are working to advance to build a better Washington.

Testimonies in Olympia

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We're in Olympia throughout the 2018 legislative session to testify in support of bills that advance our legislative priorities. Watch our testimonies on TVW: