Budget Matters 2017 Policy Summits

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For the first time ever, the Budget & Policy Center will host two Budget Matters policy summits this year – one in Spokane in October and one in Seattle in December! #BudgetMatters17 

Spokane Budget Matters 2017 

Featuring keynote speaker Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and a plenary panel moderated by Gary Stokes, general manager of KSPS Public TV
Tuesday, October 31, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Gonzaga University Hemmingson Center Ballroom, Spokane
Registration is now live! 

Seattle Budget Matters 2017

Featuring Glenn Harris, president of Race Forward and publisher of ColorLines 
Wednesday, December 6, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Washington State Convention Center Room 606-609, Seattle
Stay tuned for registration to go live in September.

For more information or to inquire about scholarship and volunteer opportunities, contact bnpinfo(at)budgetandpolicy(dot)org. Sponsorship information is available here. To inquire about sponsoring the Budget Matters 2017 Policy Summits, contact Matt Mirarchi.

Budget Matters 2017 Sponsors 

BMS sponsors Sept 21 2017

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We will host two Budget Matters policy summits this year – one in Spokane on October 31 (register now) and one in Seattle on December 6 (registration coming soon)! 

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.

Budget Beat!

Check out the Budget Beat webinars we hosted throughout the 2017 legislative session, including our most recent Budget Beat about federal budget proposals, featuring Louisa Warren of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, on our YouTube channel

Testimonies in Olympia

To advance our legislative priorities, the Budget & Policy Center team was in the state capitol throughout session testifying on a wide range of bills. Watch our testimonies on TVW:
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